International Teachers

Swimming teachers who currently hold an international swimming teacher qualifications and are wishing to seek work in Australia do have the opportunity to have their qualifications recognised with AUSTSWIM through the recognition of prior learning process.

The International RPL process is only applicable in Australia and New Zealand. In other countries discuss RPL options with the AUSTSWIM Course Provider.

Eligibility for RPL requires candidates to:
  • Demonstrate competency in aquatic skills and knowledge
  • Successfully complete AUSTSWIM accreditation requirements 

AUSTSWIM RPL Process – Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety

  • The following assessment elements must be successfully completed to gain the AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence - Swimming and Water Safety.
  • Please Note:  Candidates must be 17 years of age to gain the AUSTSWIM Licence.  

International Qualification Requirements


  • COMPLETE Steps 1 through 3


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