You can work as a Swimming Coach or Instructor without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. You can undertake a course in swimming instruction with one of the industry bodies.
You must also be accredited by Austswim or Swim Australia.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- working with children check
- first aid certificate
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources