STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming 


  • Be at least 16 years of age

  • Hold current membership of STA

  • Show evidence of open water swimming experience

  • Hold the STA Award in Teaching Swimming qualification or acceptable equivalent (please note the Swim England Level 1 Award in Aquatic Teaching is not an acceptable pre-requisite)

About the Qualification

Progress your teaching career with the STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming.  This qualification will expand the skills and knowledge you gained during your awards course.  You will develop your expertise to teach competitive swimming strokes, survival and rescue skills, diving, competitive starts and turns. 


You will gain the confidence to teach more lessons with a variety of skills and retain current swimmers by offering progressive lessons.  You will be able to teach non-swimmers through to advanced participants.  As an internationally recognised qualification you will be able to take your swimming teaching career around the world!