AUSTSWIM Teacher™ Award Nomination Guidelines

It’s important you read and understand the nomination requirements and selection criteria before writing and submitting your nomination. The following guidelines have been created to assist you in producing a quality nomination.

Nomination Requirements


A nomination for the 'AUSTSWIM Teacher' award categories can be submitted by anyone - colleagues, clients, friends etc.

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  • To be eligible for an award the nominee must be able to demonstrate considerable experience and/or knowledge in all areas of the selection criteria. It is recommended that nominators seek information from the nominee regarding the accuracy and veracity of claims.   
  • Past recipients may not enter under the same award category in consecutive years.  
  • A nominee can only be entered under one award category.  
  • Nominees must hold a current and appropriate AUSTSWIM accreditation to be eligible for consideration of an award.

Selection Criteria Guidelines

Nominations must include detailed information that directly addresses all areas of the selection criteria, including clear and substantiated examples of each.

Nominations should provide suitable examples to demonstrate the nominees breadth and depth of skills, experience and knowledge of all areas of the selection criteria.

The nomination should reflect the nominees involvement in, understanding of and compliance with AUSTSWIM’s code of behaviour, objectives and guidelines for teaching swimming and water safety.

Nominations that are in contravention of AUSTSWIM Guidelines for Teaching Swimming and Water Safety &/or Code of Behaviour and Objectives will not be considered.    

Awards Key Selection Criteria

  • Current & Relevant Qualifications

  • Length of Service

  • Personal Attributes

  • Effectiveness

  • Leadership & Interpersonal Skills

  • Other

  • Referees


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