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STA Level 2 Certificate 

How to Take Your Swimming Teaching Career Further

Once qualified, progress on your teaching pathway by achieving the STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming—the next step which meets CIMSPA’s employer-led swimming teacher professional standard.

How Will the Qualification Benefit You?

  • Created by STA’s aquatic experts, providing you with quality training

  • Regulated by Ofqual

  • Meets CIMSPA’s employer-led swimming teacher professional standard

  • Teach more lessons with a variety of skills

  • Retain existing participants by offering progressive lessons, extended skills and advanced award

When You Get Your Qualification you be able to

  • Teach the full range of the International Learn to Swim Programme  independently, from non-swimmers to advanced participants

  • Access free online support and resources which are helpful for new and experienced teachers

  • Your course resource manual will act as a guide throughout your swimming teaching journey—always there to refer back to should you ever need it

  • Receive advice and guidance from the STA team and Tutor who will support you throughout your swimming teaching journey.

Interested? Before You Get Started…

You’ll need to make sure you’ve met the following requirements before you attend your course:

  • Be at least 16 years of age

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

STA Level 2 Certificate: Teacher Training
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