Our Range of Swim Teacher Courses

We have a range of courses to suite your needs, starting with the main Swim Teacher Course, and followed by a number of extension courses.

The Main Course

The Royal Life Saving Swim Teacher Course provides the minimum requirements for those persons wishing to become a learn to swim instructor (for students age 4+). After completion of the course and your industry onboarding you will have the opportunity to apply for a RLSSQ Swim Teacher Licence. The Swim Teacher Licensee Handbook will be provided to candidates during the face to face component of the course.

Extension Courses

Once you have completed your Swim Teacher Course (either with us or another training provider), you may wish to consider the following extension courses:

Who should do these courses

High quality Swimming Teaches are in high demand across the aquatic industry and competitive rates of pay are available. Those with the passion and patients for teaching a vital life skill should consider becoming a swimming teacher.

Entry requirements: Minimum age for entry to the RLSSQ Swim Teacher Course is 16 years, however you will need to be 17 to obtain a Swim Teacher License.

Course prerequisites: Candidates must hold a current HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation qualification and a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) prior to course commencement.

Health and fitness: Candidates are to have a reasonable level of health and fitness.

Enrolment information: Access the Royal Life Saving Queensland training website to find a course and follow the enrolment instructions.