Course Details


$175.00 (includes participation in the course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy


This is a self paced course

There are also post course requirements which must be completed within 12 months

Extensions will only be considered for extenuating circumstances.  Applications for an extension must be by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course.  Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ for more information

Valid for

3 years 

Re-registration for a further 3 years is available at a nominal fee. Evidence of working within the industry during the previous 12 months must be supplied.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Delivery Mode

Self paced on-line


Swimming and Water Safety Instructor qualification

Physical Requirements

Basic swimming skills


You will be required to complete field experience practical hours (which will need to be signed off by a Workplace Supervisor who holds a current Infant Instructor certificate) and complete a workbook containing theory assessments

NOTE: A national Police Check must be obtained prior to commencing field experience practical hours

This course provides the candidate with the competence required to deliver safe and enjoyable aquatic activity programs for children between the age of six months and four years of age.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment certificate.

The course utilises the following units of competence:

  • SISCAQU011  Promote Development of Infants and Toddlers in an Aquatic Environment

 Topics include:

  • Child development - cognitive, motor and emotional
  • Health and safety for Infants
  • Teacher, parent and child interaction
  • Water familiarisation
  • Programming