Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler

 

This course is a nationally recognised course for Swim Teachers looking to gain specialist knowledge in teaching infants and toddlers. 

The Infant & Toddler course will deliver the skills and knowledge required to create activities for the development of infants (over six (6) months of age)‚ toddlers and care givers in an aquatic environment with communication techniques suited for this age range. 

It will ensure that work is performed according to relevant legislation including working with children and/or vulnerable people checks, organisational policies and procedures, and best practice principles of aquatic activities.  

The Infant & Toddler program supports The National Swimming and Water Safety Framework which is a structured and consistent understanding of swimming and water safety education across Australia, providing the development of water familiarisation, exploration, and water safety skills. 

Course Prerequisites

The following units from the SISSS00132 – Swimming and Water Safety Teacher Skillset must be held, before commencing this course:

As these units of competency are newly introduced to the aquatics industry, we are providing a number of expedited pathways to attain these pre-requisites, depending on the qualifications you currently hold.

Throughout your enrolment process, you will be prompted to upload evidence of one of the above scenarios – please ensure that units of competency are specifically listed. Once accepted, you will be enrolled into your relevant coursework.

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete a series of online learning modules. You are required to have access to a computer and the internet in order to access these online modules.

It is assumed that participants are sufficiently physically fit and healthy to undertake this course. You are required to communicate and demonstrate the activity or skill you are wishing your students to perform.  

Please Note: Royal Life Saving Society NSW is not a CRICOS provider; it is unable to provide national training to overseas students holding a student visa.

Duration
The course will take approximately 4-5 hours (theory online), plus minimum 12 hours mentored practical teaching and on the job workbook to be completed and obtain your qualification.

Assessments
To gain the Swim Teacher – Infants & Toddler accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed:  
  • Online theory assessment (completed prior to completing the practical hours and workbook).  
  • Practical on the job teaching hours in a learn to swim environment signed off by a workplace supervisor.
  • On the job workbook to be completed, signed off by a workplace supervisor and submitted to be assessed by Royal Life Saving.

Course Requirements
This interactive course is delivered in a blended format, it requires the completion of a self-paced online knowledge component followed by practical hours and on the job workbook.
 
Outcomes
The Royal Life Saving Swim Teacher course contains units of competency which are nationally recognised from the Sport, Aquatics and Recreation Training package. Upon successful completion of all assessment requirements, candidates will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the following units:
  • SISCAQU027 - Promote development of infants and toddlers in an aquatic environment

Swim Teacher Licence
In addition to the successful completion of the online component of the course, candidates are required to complete on-the-job teaching hours in a range of teaching conditions in order to obtain a Swim Teacher Licence. This on-the-job assessment ensures the Swim Teacher is able to apply the skills learnt in the training course at their place of employment. The on-the-job component needs to be signed off by a workplace supervisor. More information on who can be a workplace supervisor is provided in the on the job workplace booklet.

Please contact us to enrol.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Orange (Western NSW) 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Class Northern NSW 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Hunter & Central Coast 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Illawarra 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Riverina 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom ACT 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddler 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Tasmania 100 $150.00
Swim Teacher - Infants & Toddlers 31 October 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Virtual Classroom Sydney 99 $150.00