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Who we are.

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AUSTSWIM has been Australia’s national organisation for the teaching of Swimming and Water Safety  since 1979. In that time, we have trained over 360,000 Teachers of Swimming and Water Safety  and continue to train around 13,000 candidates annually. 

AUSTSWIM has developed quality aquatic education programs for those wishing to enter the aquatic industry as a Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety,  together with a range of industry-leading specialist courses that will enable candidates to become well-regarded assets in their chosen fields.

The AUSTSWIM Licence is the industry-standard for Swimming and Water Safety teachers. It is delivered and recognised in each state and territory of Australia, as well as in many countries overseas, and is the most well-known, widely recognised and regarded accreditation in the industry.  

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SWIMMING AND WATER SAFETY STARTS WITH US

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TEACHER OF SWIMMING AND WATER SAFETY

Diversify your career opportunities and join Australia’s best swimming teachers with the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety accreditation. AUSTSWIM Licenced Teachers have water safety experience that is second-to-none, helping to empower people and encourage active lifestyles.

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INFANT AND PRESCHOOL AQUATICS

Become a specialist in the number 1 participation activity in children under 4.

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ACCESS AND INCLUSION

Help redesign diversity and remove barriers.

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TOWARDS COMPETITIVE STROKES

Take the next step towards your coaching career and follow the black line.

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AQUA

Get active with Aqua and teach to your own beat.

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Why choose AUSTSWIM?

By choosing AUSTSWIM Teachers you give your customers peace of mind that they will
receive the best learning experience with world class educators.

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40+ years’
experience
specialising in
teacher training

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Courses developed
in collaboration
with industry
for industry

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The best, most
comprehensively
trained course
presenters

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The most
comprehensive
knowledge, skills
and understanding

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ISO17024 - the
only independently
verified training
and licensing

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Most training
options to support
and grow your
programs

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The largest network
of teachers,
candidates and
swim schools

368k

Trained Teachers since 1979

8,619

Trained Teachers in 2021

809

AUSTSWIM Courses held in 2021

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AUSTSWIM SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

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Using an AUSTSWIM School of Excellence ensures quality assurance and provides peace of mind. Look for the Accredited AUSTSWIM Teacher's sticker and current Premium or Platinum AUSTSWIM School of Excellence Certificate when you visit a pool to ensure that only AUSTSWIM Licenced Teachers are provided.

 

 

 

 

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BECOME RECOGNISED

AUSTSWIM TEACHER HUB

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Be a part of the largest swimming and water safety network of teachers, candidates and swim schools. Keep your finger on the pulse and maintain your teaching status. AUSTSWIM provide AUSTSWIM Licenced Teachers with ongoing training and professional development opportunities to add to their toolbox.

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TEACHER HUB
RENEW YOUR LICENCE

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I’VE ALWAYS BEEN PROUD TO BRING GREATER AWARENESS TO AUSTSWIM AND 2022 IS A SPECIAL YEAR FOR ME AS I’M PROUDLY CELEBRATING 14 YEARS AS AN AUSTSWIM AMBASSADOR. SWIMMING, WATER SAFETY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER AWARENESS IN, ON AND AROUND ALL AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS NEEDS TO BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF LIVING IN AUSTRALIA.

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BROOKE HANSON - AUSTSWIM Ambassador

AUSTSWIM AMBASSADORS