STA Award in Aquatic Teaching – People with Disabilities



General Information

This qualification is for learners who wish to work with learners who have additional needs or a disability in specific disability swimming lessons and help them to develop, both as swimmers and individuals in the aquatic environment. As a people with disabilities swimming teacher, you would be responsible for planning,delivering and evaluating a series of progressive and fun swimming lessons teaching learners a range of basic aquatic and safety skills such as floating,rotation, water confidence, swimming strokes. You would be responsible for ensuring the lesson area and appropriate equipment was safe and promoted good teaching and learning.

LOCATION

Truro Leisure Centre - Cornwall -

General Information

This qualification is for learners who wish to work with learners who have additional needs or a disability in specific disability swimming lessons and help them to develop, both as swimmers and individuals in the aquatic environment. As a people with disabilities swimming teacher, you would be responsible for planning,delivering and evaluating a series of progressive and fun swimming lessons teaching learners a range of basic aquatic and safety skills such as floating,rotation, water confidence, swimming strokes. You would be responsible for ensuring the lesson area and appropriate equipment was safe and promoted good teaching and learning.

Pre-requisites

• Be 18 years of age or older• Hold current membership of STA•Hold the Safety Award for Teachers or acceptable equivalent• Hold the STA Safeguarding Children, Young People and VulnerableAdults certificate or acceptable equivalent.

Course Content & Structure 

Units Include:

Planning, Preparing and Aquatic Teaching Peoplewith Disabilities

People with Disabilities Aquatic Activities

Assessment Criteria

•Complete a portfolio and worksheet questions to the satisfaction of thecourse tutor

• Undertake at least 30 minutes of poolside teaching during the course

• As part of an external assessment, teach a 15 minute lesson to 4 learners

• Complete a 30 question multiple choice paper with a unit pass mark of 11out of 15 per unit

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