Swimming Instructors

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Become a Swimming Instructor

Teaching swimming, water safety and lifesaving programs is a fantastic career that is enjoyable and rewarding.

Gain the skills and qualifications you need to become a swimming instructor with our Swim Teacher by Royal Life Saving course. The course will provide the skills and knowledge to be able to conduct swimming lessons in a safe and effective manner.

Swim Teacher by Royal Life Saving is approved by the WA Department of Health and the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations (GSPO) as a recognised qualification for employment at aquatic venues.

This nationally-recognised qualification is also part of the McGowan Government’s Skills Ready initiative, which is providing FREE training for eligible students to ensure demand for swimming instructors is met. Learn more about eligibility for the free training on the course enrolment page.

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Swim instructors Jenna, Zack, Liv and Amanda

Join our Swim Teacher community!

Already qualified as a swim instructor? Obtain or renew your swim teacher licence through Royal Life Saving and enjoy the benefits of being part of our swim teacher family!

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Looking for a new job? 

If you’re searching for a job in the WA aquatic recreation industry, the Royal Life Saving Job Board can help you find a position.

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