STA Award in Teaching Swimming

STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming

Next course:  Various. Please email for dates and venues

Fee:  £450 to include resource manual and all fees

Venue:  The Junction Sports Centre, Staion Road, Broadstone, BH18 8AX

This qualification is the perfect start to an exciting career as a swimming teacher and with no previous experience required, you can begin teaching independently right away.

Benefits to you?

  • Created by STA’s aquatic experts, providing you with quality training
  • Regulated by Ofqual and recognised internationally, allowing you to take your swimming teaching career around the world
  • Develops the vocational skills and technical knowledge of a qualified swimming teacher, allowing you to gain employment and independently teach your very own class of 12 participants from non-swimmers up to improvers (children and adults).
  • You’ll be qualified to deliver up to the Goldfish stage of STA’s progressive International Learn to Swim Programme (equivalent to SE stage 4)
  • Access free online support, resources and cpd’s which are helpful for new and experienced teachers
  • Your substantial full colour course resource manual will act as a guide throughout your course and your swimming teaching journey—always there to refer to should you ever need it
  • Receive advice and guidance from the STA team who will support you throughout your swimming teaching journey.

To remain as an STA-approved swimming teacher, and to receive the benefit of STA public liability insurance, you’ll be required to:

  • Remain in membership of STA
  • Keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date with regular CPDs
  • Regularly update your DBS check


What do I need before I apply?

 BEFORE you start the course you need to:

What next?

Once Award qualified, you can then progress on your teaching pathway by achieving the STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming which then meets CIMSPA’s employer-led swimming teacher professional standard.

Additionally, you may wish to develop into other areas of swimming teaching portfolio by teaching those with disabilities or baby and pre-school participants with our People with Disabilities and Baby and Pre-School Award qualifications.

The qualification specification can be found here STA Award qualification specification

Contact Maria Timperley at Metabolous Education Approved Training Centre for course bookings and further details.

07721 011461

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