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Fun-gi Pty Ltd trading as Accredited Training Company. RTO Code: 31549

AUSTSWIM

Looking for an AUSTSWIM course on the Gold Coast?

AUSTSWIM is Australia’s national organisation for the teaching of swimming and water safety ™. At ATC (Accredited Training Company) we offer all AUSTSWIM courses.

ATC is an RTO provider (No. 31549) for AUSTSWIM. We run courses with our Gold Coast trainers and use the AUSTSWIM course curriculum as provided by AUSTSWIM. The certification for successful completion of this course is issued by the AUSTSWIM.

Enrol in an AUSTSWIM course

You can enrol in an AUSTSWIM course through ATC 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Saturday or via the enrolment page for AUSTSWIM. Course dates for Gold Coast are available from AUSTSWIM.

AUSTSWIM - Gold Coast - Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety

AUSTSWIM – Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety (TSW)

The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ course provides candidates with essential competencies to teach swimming and water safety™ to persons from four years of age in swimming pools and confined natural shallow water venues. Accreditation is valid for three years.

Pre-requisite

Candidates:

1. May enrol in an AUSTSWIM course at 16 years of age but are not eligible to receive the accreditation until they are 17 years of age.
2. Are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability.

Content

The course is approximately 16-20 contact hours (theory and practical), plus supervised on the job teaching hours and assessment. Topics include:

1. Introduction – an overview of AUSTSWIM and the aquatic industry
2. Plan, deliver and review a lesson
3. How people learn
4. Being an effective teacher
5. Principles of movement in water
6. Aquatic safety, survival and rescue skills
7. Water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility
8. Teaching safer diving skills
9. Towards efficient stroke development
10. Legal responsibilities for the AUSTSWIM teacher™

Assessment

To gain the AUSTSWIM accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.

Practical assessment of rescue competencies

Continuous Aquatic Sequence

Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans

AUSTSWIM – Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics (INF)

The course provides the candidate with the competence required to deliver safe and enjoyable aquatic activity programs for children between the age of six months to four years of age.

Pre-requisite

Candidates are required to have:

1. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ accreditation.
2. A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability.

Delivery Strategy

The course consists of theory and practical components:

1. Theory component – topics may be offered through classroom attendance or selected topics via AUSTSWIM’s e-learning centre.
2. Practical component – involves swimming activities that may be carried out in shallow or deep water.

Content

The course consists of approximately 8 – 14 contact hours (theory and practical), plus supervised on the job teaching hours. Topics include:

1. Philosophy of infant and preschool aquatics
2. Early childhood development
3. Teacher, parent and child relationships
4. Health, hygiene and water safety
5. Water familiarisation
6. Aquatic skill development
7. Plan, deliver and review a lesson

Assessment

To gain the accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.

1. Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans.
2. Continuous Aquatic Sequence.
3. On-line theory assessment.

AUSTSWIM – Teacher of Aquatics Access and Inclusion (TAI)

The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion course is designed to provide the knowledge and information required to deliver programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse range of people who use the aquatic environment.

Originally known as AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability, this course has been updated and extended to reflect the growing size and diversity of today’s communities. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion adopts an educational approach and provides a positive directive to AUSTSWIM teachers of swimming and water safety to provide aquatics access and inclusion to all people regardless of:

• disability
• chronic condition
• age
• cultural and linguistic diverse backgrounds (CALD)

Pre-requisite

Candidates are required to have:

1. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Licence
2. A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability

New Requirements from January 2015

All students enrolling into this AUSTSWIM training course from January 2015 and where a Statement of Attainment is issued MUST provide AUSTSWIM their Unique Student Identifier (USI).

A (USI) is a reference number that gives you access to a USI account which is linked to the National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Data Collection.

How do I create my USI?

Go to the following web site via your computer, tablet or smart phone

http://usi.gov.au/create-your-USI/Pages/default.aspx

Content

The course consists of approximately 8 contact hours (theory and practical), an online learning component, plus supervised on the job teaching hours. Topics include:

• A journey through aquatic participation
• Safety and legal issues
• Communication and perception
• Plan, deliver and review
• Skills for movement through the water

Assessment

To gain the AUSTSWIM accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date:

• On-line theory assessment
• Continuous Aquatic Sequence

Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans

AUSTSWIM – Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes (TCS)

The course aims to provide candidates with the competencies to bridge the gap between the teaching and coaching of swimming.

Pre-requisite

Candidates are required to have:

1. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ accreditation.
2. A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability.

Content

The course consists of approximately 9 contact hours (theory and practical), plus 10 hours of practical observation hours. Topics include:

1. Towards competitive swimming
2. External influences and conditions
3. Instructional styles
4. Learning – making it work
5. Development of competitive stroke technique

Assessment

To gain the accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.

1. Practical assessment.
2. On-line theory assessment.

AUSTSWIM – Teacher of Adults (AD)

The course provides candidates with the essential competencies to teach the adult swimmer.

Pre-requisite

Candidates are required to have:

1. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ accreditation.
2. A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability.

Content

The course consists of approximately 14 contact hours (theory and practical), plus practical observation, supervised teaching hours and assessment. Topics include:

1. Why teach adults to swim
2. Understanding the nature of the adult swimmer
3. Health, medical and safety issues
4. Warm up, flexibility and stretching for the adult swimmer
5. The different types of adult swimmer

Assessment

To gain the accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date:

1. Practical assessment.
2. Theoretical assessment.

Call us on 07 5522 6542 for course bookings or enquiries.

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