Swimming and Water Safety Program Training and Qualification

Learning Focus
Swimming Program
Mode
Blended
Start Date
8 Feb, 2023
Enrol by
23 Dec, 2022

This course is required for all educators who will be working on Swimming and Water Safety Programs this year. There are limited spaces available, enrol now for free!

No catering for this event.

Enrol here to receive a link to course sessions. This will be sent to you via email.

Bronze Medallion is optional and not required for all participants. Afternoon session participants will be invited to remain at the practical pool session.

Program Description

This course is required for all educators who will be working on Swimming and Water Safety Programs this year. It is only available for staff who are currently or will be assigned to a program in 2023.

This course has three components:

  • an online module to be completed at a convenient time before the practical session (links will be available towards the end of 2022, once you have enrolled)
  • a face-to-face meeting (60 mins)
  • a practical pool session (2 hours)

Participants need to enrol in EITHER the Morning Session OR the Afternoon session.

If you are interested in completing your Bronze Medallion, please select the Afternoon Session only.

Program Outcomes

Successful completion of this program will provide participants with Perform Basic Water Rescue including CPR.

Participants will complete online modules for Child Protection in the Aquatic Industry.

Participants are invited to attend a face-to-face session (which will also be available on Teams) to discuss the Swim Program going forward, including assessment and reporting requirements (alignment to Australian Curriculum version 9.0) and an opportunity to network and share ideas.

Bronze Medallion (please note this is optional and not required for all participants. Afternoon session participants will be invited to remain at the practical pool session for an extra 45 minutes and it will include additional activities such as the 400m swim in 13 minutes).

Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
Location, Date & Time

Enrol here to receive a link to course sessions. This will be sent via email.

South – Professional Learning Institute & Oceana Pool – 8:30 am-2:30 pm

  • Wednesday 8 February 2023

North – East Launceston Bowls Club & Launceston Aquatic Centre – 8:30 am-2:00 pm

  • Thursday 9 February 2023

North-West – East Ulverstone Pool & East Ulverstone Primary – 8:30 am-2:00 pm

  • Friday 10 February 2023