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Swim Instructor Courses

Swimming is a part of life in Australia and the aquatics industry here is one of the biggest and best in the world. It’s constantly growing and there are always great opportunities both here and abroad and it’s so easy to get involved. The first step is to sign up to Swim Australia Teacher Course and get your passport to an amazing job or possibly career in the aquatic industry.

Swimming Australia Ltd. is the governing body for the sport of swimming in Australia. Connected with Swimming Australia as a member organisation, is the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) which is the professional body for coaches and teachers. As such they have developed a range of qualifications designed to create great swim teachers and coaches and if you fall in love with the industry they have many professional development options to develop your career further.

The AUSTSWIM Teacher course is held at Learn to Swim Victoria, 116 Cape Street, Heidelberg.  

The following will be provided for you at the course;

A Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Candidate Handbook
The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Manual

The Swimming Australia Swim Teacher Course has been developed by some of Australia’s top teachers and coaches with the requirements of new teachers in mind. It combines self paced theory, a practical induction and on-the-job training to ensure prospective teachers gain experience in all aspects of aquatic education.

Courses Offered At LTSV

Learn to Swim Victoria is an approved provider of the Swim Australia Swim Teacher Course and has an ideal training situation for new teachers. Our small class sizes, wide range of swimmers’ ages and abilities and experienced teachers and coaches is a perfect place to undergo on-the-job training after you’ve finished the course. Courses are offered several times a year and everyone is welcome.

If you would like to book your place please contact our office on (03) 9455 1330. Alternatively, you can email

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