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General Information
TitleAUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics™ (INF)
Short DescriptionThe course provides the candidate with the competence required to deliver safe and enjoyable aquatic activity programs for children between the age of six months to four years of age.
OrganisationAUSTSWIM
 
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Learning Method Seminar / Workshop
Date22 Apr 2018
Duration1 days
VenueChandler Aquatic Centre
LocationBrisbane, QLD, Australia
Detailed Description

Prerequisite:

Candidates are required to have:

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ accreditation
  • a reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability

Delivery Strategy:

The course consists of theory and practical components:

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

Content:

The course consists of approximately 8 - 14 contact hours (theory and practical), plus supervised on the job teaching hours.

Topics include:

  • Philosophy of infant and preschool aquatics
  • Early childhood development
  • Teacher, parent and child relationships
  • Health, hygiene and water safety
  • Water familiarisation
  • Aquatic skill development
  • Plan, deliver and review a lesson

Assessment:

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

  • Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans
  • Continuous Aquatic Sequence
  • Online theory assessment

Additional Requirements:

  • Practical teaching hours including observation, supervised teaching and verification of teaching competency
  • Show evidence of holding a current cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) award. For further information on CPR requirements please follow link http://goo.gl/4atifw
  • Teacher Declaration (completed on-line with theory exam)
  • Submit photo for AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence™

On successful completion of all course requirements candidates will receive the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics™ accreditation. This is valid for 3 years at which point the AUSTSWIM Teacher™ must renew their accreditation - Follow link -http://goo.gl/gJvQ7V .

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

  • SISCCRO302A Apply legal and ethical instructional skills
  • SISCAQU308A Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
  • SISCAQU309A Instruct clients in water safety and survival skills
  • SISCAQU310A Instruct swimming strokes
  • SISCAQU202A Perform basic water rescues

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Closing Date 20 Apr 2018
File Attachments
QLD AUSTSWIM Enrolment Form 2017 (504KB)
Cost

$283

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: http://austswim.com.au/Teachers/Insurance.aspx

Website Address http://www.austswim.com.au
Apply to
NameAUSTSWIM QLD Business Centre
Phone (work)1300 885 666
Email qld@austswim.com.au
 
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How To Enrol

Please contact AUSTSWIM on 1300 885 666.

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