Swim Teacher Training Courses

As part of our ongoing training for our staff we run regular teacher training courses, CPD courses and lifeguard courses. Accredited by the various governing bodies all of our courses are run by our fully qualified, insured and CRB checked tutors.

Wessex Swim School has been training swimming teachers since 2005 and over 1,000 teachers have successfully completed their qualifications through us.

Become a swimming teacher:

STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming

(STA Beginner Course)

The first course you will need to do if you would like to become a STA Swimming Teacher. This 4 day course enables you to teach beginner children. An introduction to swimming teaching, and basic essentials of teaching assessed by the STA – Swimming Teachers Association

Winchester 28th July – 31st July 2015 – Booking Form


STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming

(STA Full Teachers Course)

In order to become a fully qualified Swimming Teacher, you will need to have completed the STA Award before moving on to the STA Certificate. This 5 day course enables you to teach all ages and abilities, indepth assessments of teaching and teaching practices. Assessed by the STA – Swimming Teachers Association


Quays, Southampton 16th – 21st August 2015 – Booking Form


STA Pool Emergency Procedures Course

(Formerly NaRS Pool Safety Award)

Requiste for STC Swimming Teachers courses. 1 day lifeguard course.

Winchester – 27th July 2015 – Booking Form


CPD – Continuing Professional Development

3 – 6 hour courses that count towards the STA CPD programme.

2015/16 Dates TBC

For all the above CPD’s please email Yvette on info@worldofswimming.co.uk and ask to be added to the register. Payment can be made via BACs to ‘WorldofSwimming’ using the following details. Sc: 401742 acc: 21421956 ref: ‘YOUR NAME CPD’ and booking forms can be posted or emailed to World of Swimming, 18 The Central Precinct, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, SO53 2GB.
Become a lifeguard:

NPLQ – National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, 4 day course that covers resuscitation, first aid, spinal injuries. Enables you to work at any pool in the country. Assessed by RLSS – Royal Life Saving Society.

First Aid Courses: TBC

Basic Life Support for Sports Coaches: TBC

Emergency First Aid at Work: TBC


If you are interested in any of the above courses then please contact Yvette on:

02380 010864 or info@worldofswimming.co.uk