Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification

Do you want to become a Swimming Teacher?

Then this is the course for you,

 

ISE will be delivering the Scottish Swimming Teachers Qualification throughout July & August

The Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification (SSTQ) is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised to groups of swimmers with a range of abilities and is essential for seeking employment as a swimming teacher. This qualification is achieved from a practically-based course and will allow you to gain the necessary skills and experience prior to progressing to an aquatics working environment. It will support your ongoing learning and development ensuring that you are fully prepared to deliver high quality lessons. This qualification sits on the Scottish Qualifications and Credit Framework (SQCF Level 7).

 Course Prerequisite: 

*Age 16yrs or over

*Scottish Swimming Member

*SwimRight Pre-course element (Details to complete this will be sent onto candidates following booking confirmation via our online platform (HIVE) APX 2 weeks before the course begins, this takes apx 4.5 hours to complete).


Course Cost: £550

Funding: sportscotland subsidy is available for SSTQ courses (£100). Candidates are required to apply directly to Scottish Swimming by submitting a SSTQ Subsidy form to subsidy@scottishswimming.com prior to the first day of the course. Click here for further details. 

Course Dates

Date

Start Time

End Time

Duration

Venue 

08/07/2022

18:00

21:00

3

ISE Dundee

09/07/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

10/07/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

15/07/2022

18:00

21:00

3

ISE Dundee

16/07/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

17/07/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

13/08/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

14/08/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

20/08/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee

21/08/2022

08:30

17:00

7.5

ISE Dundee


As part of the qualification there is a pre-course module; Swim Right (mandatory) which needs to be completed prior to attending the first day of the course. In order to complete SwimRight, candidates are required to complete pre-course reading on Hive Learning and then complete the assessment on Surpass Viewer; this is a software which can currently only be downloaded to a tablet/laptop/computer. Full details will be provided to candidates following the booking deadline approx. 2 weeks prior to the course start date.

To book your space on the course please click here

ISE will be looking to recruit directly from this course for our Learn to Swim Programme, If you would be interested in becoming a teacher for ISE please contact Jordan Young (Swim Programme Coordinator) prior to booking for more information