Swimming Teacher Training 

Train to be a Swim Teacher 
To book your place on a course contact Lisa on 01271-329750. 
Train to be a swim teacher with our range of swimming teacher's courses. Our lessons are held at a variety of pools throughout Devon for people 16 years and up. 


STA Student Teacher (minimum of 13 years of age) 
A course to provide preliminary training in the skills of teaching swimming 
ONGOING COURSE DATES at West Buckland Pool 
STA Pool Emergency Procedure (PEP) (minimum of 14 years of age) 
A course that enables the holder to act as a rescuer, trained in pool rescue, adult, child and infant CPR techniques competent to deal with poolside emergencies. This is also a prerequisite lifesaving qualification for all STA swimming teaching courses. 
STA Swimming Teacher Award (minimum of 16 years of age) 
A STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Teaching enables you to teach up to 10 beginners or work as an assistant with larger classes. It also enables you to teach advanced skills under the supervision of a swimming teacher who holds the STA certificate. 
STA Swimming Teacher Certificate (minimum of 17 years of age) 
A STA Level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching enables you to teach pupils of all levels without supervision. 
COURSE DATES: TBC - next course dates will be announced here. 
STA Baby & Pre-School Swim Teacher (BPS) (minimum of 18 years of age) 
A stand-alone course to train individuals in the special skills required when introducing babies and very young children to aquatic activities. 
COURSE DATES: TBC - next course dates will be announced here. 
STA Safeguarding Programme 
The STA Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults Online Learning Programme is aimed at learners who require knowledge and understanding in this subject. 
Baby Swim Foundation Teacher Pack 
An information pack that will enable qualified swimming teachers to teach the Baby Swim Foundation Programme. Teacher training can also be given. Click here for more information.  
CPDs (Continuing Professional Development) can be written to suit the individual’s training needs such as Stroke Development or Diving for example. Please contact Lisa to discuss your requirements in detail. 
COURSE DATES: TBC - next course dates will be announced here. 
For more information, prices or to book on any of our courses please contact our in-house STA tutor Lisa Bousted on 01271 329750. 
Primary School Teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Course 
Accredited one day course for school teachers, teaching assistants and parent helpers who are involved with school swimming at Key Stages 1 & 2.lick on this text to edit it. 
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