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Date(s) - 28/10/2024 - 01/11/2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Whitgift School


STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming Course

STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming

Successful Certificate Candidates at Ernest Bevin

The STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming qualifies learners to teach non-swimmers through to advanced participants.

Format: 100% Face to Face (10am to 6pm daily)

Start Date: 28th October.
End Date: 1st November.

Cost: £495.00

Location: Whitgift School, Nottingham Rd, Haling Park, South Croydon, CR2 6YT

Bookings: +44 (0) 7752 268 846 or daveperry@aquatictrainingcourses.com

Course Pre-Requisites:

  • Be 16 years of age
  • Hold current membership of STA (for teachers in the Republic of Ireland – hold Water Safety Ireland membership or acceptable equivalent)
  • Hold the STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming or acceptable equivalent. (Please note the Swim England Level 1 Award in Aquatic Teaching is not an acceptable entry requirement).

Learners must have all pre-requisites in place before the start of the course. Qualification certificates cannot be issued if all pre-requisites are not met before the start of the course, post course submissions will not be accepted.

Payment can be made by Credit/Debit Cards using WorldPay (via website, by phone or by email link), Bank Transfers, Cheques (please make payable to David Perry).

STA Level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching Course

STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming Overview


Swimming teachers are able to seek employment in a wide variety of leisure facilities including private health clubs and school swimming pools through to large local authority leisure centres. As a swimming teacher, you would be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating a series of progressive and fun swimming lessons teaching non-swimmer through to advanced participants. You will be able to teach a range of aquatic and safety skills such as floating, rotation, water confidence, swimming strokes, water safety and competitive starts and turns. You would be responsible for ensuring the lesson area and appropriate equipment is safe and promoted good teaching and learning.

Target Learners

Swimming teachers who hold the STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming who wish to teach advanced participants and advanced swimming skills.


Experienced swimming teachers may wish to take on a mentoring role within the workplace, become responsible for co-ordinating or managing the learn to swim programme or share their knowledge and experience with the next generation of swimming teachers by becoming an aquatic tutor.

Alternatively learners may wish to expand their teaching portfolio to teach those with disabilities and baby and pre-school participants.

Whatever qualifications you are looking to achieve, Aquatic Training Courses have STA qualified instructors and courses to ensure you meet your goals.

With small class sizes and content delivered in an enthusiastic, fun and all-inclusive manner our students enjoy an excellent, professional level of instruction.