Professional Development Points for Teacher Re-Accreditation

Swim Australia Teachers who wish to renew their teaching qualifications are required to accumulate and
provide evidence of having accumulated 15 Professional Development points during their 3-year
Accreditation cycle.

This is so we can determine that you have continued to develop and improve your teaching capabilities
through informal education and training opportunities and ensure that your knowledge and skills remain
relevant in our ever-evolving industry.

Professional Development points can be comprised of the following elective activities:
MEMBERSHIP
Maintain annual SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia (SWIM) financial Membership for 3 consecutive years between Accreditation updates 15 points View Membership Information
GAP TRAINING
Complete our SAT Gap Training. 5 points Gap Training
ONLINE LEARNING
Complete any of our popular Check our Professional Development Catalogue. Up to 15 points SWIM PD Catalogue
Purchase a discounted Gold Class Swimming / Swim Coach Advantage membership to access online modules 1 point per module (Max 10 points) Register for Swim Coach Advantage – Use code ‘ASCTA’ to activate discount
Complete a World Wide Swim School online module related to Swim Teaching 1 point per module (Max 10 points) Register for WWSS Modules
Complete the Puggles Swim online course developed by Deaf Children Australia 3 points Register for the Puggles Swim Online course
Complete a Sport Integrity Australia online short course 2 points per course (Max 10 points) Register for online course
PD EVENTS
Attend a SWIM PD Webinar 1 point per webinar View event calendar
Participate in a SWIM-approved in-house Swim School professional development Points determined by SWIM PD Application Form
Attend a SWIM-approved State / National / International Swim Teachers Conference 5 points per day (Max 15 points) View event calendar
Attend a ‘SwimINFO’ conference session 5 points per day (Max 15 points) View event calendar
Attend a lecture or seminar (min. 2hrs duration) on a Swim Teaching topic at a SWIM-approved conference 2 points per session View event calendar