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General Information
TitleAUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion (TAI)
Short DescriptionThe AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion course is designed to provide the knowledge and information required to deliver programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse range of people who use the aquatic environment.
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Learning Method Seminar / Workshop
Date24 Mar 2018
Duration1 days
VenueLogan North Aquatic & Fitness Centre
LocationBrisbane, QLD, Australia
Detailed Description


Candidates are required to have:

  1. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ accreditation.
  2. A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability.

Delivery Strategy:

The course consists of theory and practical components:

  1. Theory component - topics may be offered through classroom attendance or selected topics via AUSTSWIM’s e-learning centre.
  2. Practical component - involves swimming activities that may be carried out in shallow or deep water.


The course consists of approximately 8 contact hours (theory and practical), an online learning component, plus supervised on the job teaching hours. Topics include:

  1. A journey through aquatic participation
  2. Safety and legal issues
  3. Communication and perception
  4. Plan, deliver and review
  5. Skills for movement through the water


To gain the accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.

  1. Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans.
  2. Continuous Aquatic Sequence.
  3. Online theory assessment.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Practical teaching hours including observation, supervised teaching and verification of teaching competency.
  2. Show evidence of holding a current cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) award.
  3. Teacher Declaration (completed on-line with theory exam).
  4. Submit photo for AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence™.

On successful completion of all course requirements candidates will receive the AUSTSWIM Teacher Aquatics - Access & Inclusion™ accreditation. This is valid for 3 years at which point the AUSTSWIM Teacher™ Licence must renew their accreditation (click here for more information).

Candidates will also be issued a Statement of Attainment for the following Unit of Competency from the National Community Recreation Industry.

Training Package:

  • SISCAQU312A Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities
  • SISCCRD303A Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
Closing Date 22 Mar 2018
File Attachments
QLD AUSTSWIM Enrolment Form 2017 (0KB)


This fee covers:

  • Course attendance
  • Insurance while completing the practical teaching hours
  • AUSTSWIM Licence once the qualification is issued
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher insurance

Please refer to our website for further information on AUSTSWIM Teacher Insurance:

Website Address
Apply to
NameAUSTSWIM QLD Business Centre
Phone (work)1300 885 666
Click here to enrol
How To Enrol

Please contact AUSTSWIM on 1300 885 666.

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