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STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming....

STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming

STA Level 2 Certificiate in Swimming Teaching


The STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming gives progress on your teaching pathway - the next step which meets CIMSPA’s employer-led swimming teacher professional standard.


The qualification will expand your expertise to teach competitive strokes, survival and rescue skills, diving, competitive starts and turns; allowing you to teach non-swimmers through to advanced participants.


The course is usually delivered over 4 days and has elements of both theory and practical.


Swimming teachers are able to seek employment in a wide variety of leisure facilities including private health clubs and school swimming pools through to large local authority leisure centres. As a swimming teacher, you would be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating a series of progressive and fun swimming lessons teaching non-swimmer through to advanced participants. You will be able to teach a range of aquatic and safety skills such as floating, rotation, water confidence, swimming strokes, water safety and competitive starts and turns. You would be responsible for ensuring the lesson area and appropriate equipment is safe and promoted good teaching and learning.



  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Hold current of STA Membership
  • Hold the STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming or acceptable equivalent. (Please note the Swim England Level 1 Award in Aquatic Teaching is not an acceptable entry requirement)


Further Information:


Further information regarding this qualification can be obtained by contact us at LAC Training or by clicking on the links below which will redirect you to Safety Training Award's website for the qualfication specification.

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