Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes
Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes
Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
Tullberg Aquatics Pty Ltd
0417 310 796
Huntingtower Sports & Aquatic Centre
77 Waimarie Drive, Mount Waverley, 3149, Victoria
DateStart TimeEndTime
Day 1Saturday, 18 January 202008:00 AM04:30 PM

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Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes

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Information Document Prepared by Tullberg Aquatics    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY


Dear Course Applicant,

Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes Teacher

Course times:

MSAC, Clayton and Harold Holt Starts at 8.15am Completion at 4.45pm. All other Venues Start at 8.00am Completion at 4.30pm.

Remember you need to also bring food, swimwear, goggles (optional, but recommended), swim cap, (Optional, but must be worn while in the water at courses at Presbyterian Ladies College, FJC Genazzano, Huntingtower School and Learn to Swim Victoria), spare towel (optional), notepad and pen

Remember we are guests of whatever location the course is held at and we are to abide by the venue rules which in ALL locations includes No Smoking

The following will be provided for you at the course; -

* A Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes Candidate Handbook

* The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes manual 


Assessment Items which you are required to complete and/or forward to me after the presentation of the Course are; -


1 This only Applies to candidates attending a course in Australia and if you have not previously advised AUSTSWIM of this.

USI – All students enrolled into nationally recognised training must register for a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Note this is not your school student number.

A USI is a reference number that creates a secure online record of your nationally recognised training that you can access anytime, anywhere and it’s yours for life and it's free. All candidates require a USI to obtain their accreditation from AUSTSWIM.

To obtain your USI and for further information visit . http;// If you did not include this with your application either on line or hard copy please advise your AUSTSWIM Course Provider of your USI.


2 This only Applies to candidates attending a course in Australia and with an Australian Postal/Physical Address. Working with Children Check (WWCC) - A copy of a Current WWCC Licence Card (Not the application or Post Office receipt) must be provided to AUSTSWIM via the Course Provider before a Licence can be issued.

To obtain one in Victoria, visit http;// If you are under 18 and you wish to obtain this Licence, when the comment regarding not requiring one comes up simply continue with your application. Some employers insist on all employees holding a current WWCC no matter what their age. You only need the Volunteer version until you are a paid employee. For AUSTSWIM licencing requirements, registered teachers can provide a current WWCC OR evidence of current VIT/QCT registration (QLD College of Teaching).

Note - Registered teachers may require a WWCC / Exemption Card if providing other regulated child-related services outside of their professional duties.

It is not necessary to have this prior to attending the course but should be provided prior to commencing Practical Observation

3 Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR)

To be current, the CPR must have been gained within the period of issuance within the country issued (In Australia the expiry is one year) prior to the date all course requirements will be completed and may be included in a Pool or Surf Bronze, Pool Lifeguard, First Aid certificate or similar award and have been issued by a Registered Training Organisation. It is not necessary to send an original, a photo copy is enough.

Be Aware that although a First Aid Certificate may be Valid for 3 years The CPR component of it is only Valid for one year and must be updated yearly. Please note that your AUSTSWIM Licence is only current as long as your CPR is current.

It is not necessary to have this prior to attending the course but should be provided prior to commencing Practical Observation


4 Photo ID –This only applies to candidates who do not already have a photo on their AUSTSWIM Licence Card or to those who wish to change the photo, or their photo on file is over 9 years old Form 3 in the Handbook you receive at the course or/and online after the course is fully paid for. Please read the instructions carefully. Make sure the Guarantor meets the requirements as per Section 2 on the Form and they complete Section 3 and sign the back of the photo. The photo must be in colour, be clear and be easily copied by AUSTSWIM do not forget to also show the rear of the photo correctly completed,

This can be sent at anytime, however remember if this is on file when you complete all the requirements the processing time for your Licence is less., So the earlier the better.


5 On Line Theory Assessment

It is advisable not to use a School, University or College email address when you enrol as you may forget to advise AUSTSWIM of any change when you leave, and therefore miss out on receiving reminders as to outstanding items or when renewals are due or other pertinent information.

If you have used a School, University or College address or need to change your email, please contact AUSTSWIM on;


+61 3 9562 6450


Phone:                                   1300 885 666

Go to the "e-learning centre" at and log in using your original email address and the password you created for your Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety


On the e-learning centre you will find;

A The On-line Theory Assessment Requirement with a label of ‘Towards Competitive Strokes’ Click on the heading    You may commence any time after enrolling.

The online work consists of multiple choice questions. All questions must be answered correctly to successfully complete. This is open book and does not need to be completed in a single sitting. You can do as much as you like each time you access it until complete.  DO NOT forget to “Submit “after the Declaration, Each Individual Module of the Theory Assessment and the Survey. Candidates receive instant verification upon successful completion.

The Teacher Declaration, Theory Assessment and the Course Evaluation must be completed before the Online requirement is considered complete. You can check your “Assessment Progress via the Navigation bar on the Righthand side of the screen.

B A list of Assessors in your Area

C A Teacher of Competitive Strokes Candidate Handbook (available to print if you need to)

D Videos Tutorials available for one year


6 Verification of Practical Observation


To provide the candidate with the opportunity to observe mini or introductory squads instructed by a qualified teacher / coach at an aquatic facility. Note: The AUSTSWIM candidate is covered by AUSTSWIM's Insurance policy to complete this assessment requirement only when they follow the guidelines set out in the Handbook received at the course.

It is the Candidates responsibility to find a place to complete this assessment. AUSTSWIM Registered Swim Schools as found on  is the first place to look.


Assessment materials

Record of practical observation (form 2) - the forms must be submitted to the course provider within 12 months of the course commencement date.

Candidate Guidelines

The mini squad or introductory squad must be instructed by a person who holds either a current:

SAL (Swimming Australia Ltd.) Bronze Licence (or higher) or Coaching Accreditation or/and

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes Licence and be registered with AUSTWIM as an AUSTSWIM Assessor.

A list of Assessors is available to you when you go to  ,   Click e-learning Centre   on the Home page and enter your Log in details:


a. Observe a total of 10 hours of mini squads or introductory squad sessions. Candidates are NOT expected to instruct the squad.

b. AUSTSWIM have defined a mini or introductory session as being 30 to 45 minutes in duration and conducted 1 to 2 per week.

c. It is recommended that the 10 hours be observed with different instructors (where possible). This may be performed at more than one aquatic facility.

d. Candidates must record each session observed on Form 2. A total of 10 hours must be recorded.

 e. The person instructing the class is required to verify observation hours on Form 2


When you have completed any of the above ( Forms 2,&3 , in the Candidate Handbook, a copy of your Current CPR and Working With Children Check (WWCC)) you can email to Please Label each attachment with First Name, Last Name, and content (handbook, Cpr, etc)

You can mail to:-Tullberg Aquatics, P.O. Box 2102, Bennettswood, Vic 3125, Australia. but be aware processing will take considerably longer.

All Assessment Items MUST be completed within one year from the date of the commencement of the Course presentation                                        

  It is your interest to retain a copy of ALL forms sent at least until you receive your Licence


Before Licences are issued, they go through an audit process which can take up to 5 days. You should receive an email from AUSTSWIM when your Licence is issued, if your photo is already on file this will usually be within a week unless holidays interfere, and the Licence is posted shortly after.

Allow a longer time frame if outside of Australia. You should receive an email from AUSTSWIM when your Licence is issued, and the Licence is posted shortly after.

If you have received an email from AUSTSWIM and your Licence has not arrived within 14 days, contact AUSTSWIM on 1300 885 666

If you have not received an email from AUSTSWIM or your Licence within 30 days, please contact me. Please do not contact me before this time.



If I can assist further, please do not hesitate to contact me on email; -

The course timetable should be used as a guide only as times allocated may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. 


*Notification must be made no less than 48 hours prior to the commencement of a course if you wish to cancel or transfer your enrolment.

* If no notice is given prior to the course then the candidate will forfeit the right to a refund or transfer. 

*Refunds will incur an administration fee of 20% of the enrolment fee. Transfers will incur an administration fee of 10% of the enrolment fee.

*In the event of the course being cancelled by AUSTSWIM or the Provider due to insufficient enrolments, candidates will be offered a full refund or may elect to transfer to another course without penalty. Fees will be waived if a medical certificate is provided

*The enrolment fee includes; -  All course requirements and resources and Insurance coverage while undertaking the Course and post course on the job requirements and for 3 years once AUSTSWIM Accreditation for the training course is issued (Conditions apply) but excludes CPR certification and photo identification.


I look forward to your attendance and know that you will receive a lot of useful skills and ideas to assist in your teaching of swimming and water safety.

Ted Tullberg       COURSE PROVIDER