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STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Teaching 

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Title: STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Teaching (QCF)


The Swimming Teaching Award – aims to produce teachers that can teach up to 10 beginners and deliver swimming programmes. This award also enables the teacher of the Award to act as an assistant swimming teacher teaching larger classes or advanced skills under the direct supervision of a Swimming Teacher qualified to Certificate Level.

Age limit

Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

How to book

Call  (01964) 614000  to  book  this course 

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  • Understanding the Elementary Scientific Principles Relevant to Swimming

  • Planning, Preparing and Teaching Swimming

  • Understanding the Principles for Safe and Equitable Coaching Practice


Candidates must be 16 years of age or older and hold current STA Membership.

Candidates must also hold an RLSS Lifeguard Qualification or acceptable Safety Award for Teachers and hold a relevant Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults Certificate.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.