STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming - Level 2



Pre-requisites

Be 16 years of age or older

Hold current membership of STA

Hold the STA Award in Teaching Swimming or acceptable equivalent (please note the ASA Level 1/ Swim England Award in Aquatic Teaching is not an acceptable pre-requisite)

LOCATION

Andersonstown Leisure Centre -

Pre-requisites

Be 16 years of age or older

Hold current membership of STA

Hold the STA Award in Teaching Swimming or acceptable equivalent (please note the ASA Level 1/ Swim England Award in Aquatic Teaching is not an acceptable pre-requisite)

General Information

The STA CERTIFICATE qualification enables an individual to be a fully qualified swimming teacher. The course looks at developing and refining teaching skills as well as their knowledge of the 4 Competitive Strokes &  Advanced Swimming Skills. Stages 5-10 are covered looking at Competitive/ Fitness Swimming and Survive & Save in Stages 8-10. Teachers would be qualified to deliver the full pathway from Stage 1-10 as well as School Swimming Lessons.

Course Content

Course Content

 Units include

– Safeguarding Children , Young People and Vulnerable Adults planning , Delivering, Assessing and Evaluating Swimming Lessons

– Understand a Swimming Teacher’s Role 

– Understanding the Health and Safety Requirements for an Aquatic Environment 

– Understanding the Scientific and Learning Theories Relevant to Swimming Teaching 

– Planing , Delivering and Assessing Advanced Swimming Skills

– Understand the Safety Requirements for Advanced Swimming Skills 

The full qualification specification can be downloaded here & more information can be found on the STA website www.sta.co.uk

Assessment Criteria

The STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming covers advanced participants and advanced swimming skills and is tutor assessed through the completion of worksheets, Schemes of work , lesson plans , lesson evaluation forms and practical teaching.In addition to this, there is an external assessment of a 30-minute practical lesson on the final day of the course.

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Please note we would require your STA number at least 5 days prior to the start of  your course to ensure that we can register you correctly