Did you know Swim Australia Teachers are required to accrue 15 Professional Development points in order to successfully renew their Teaching Accreditation every 3 years?

SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia (SWIM) and Swim Australia host a number of fantastic Professional Development events throughout the year which provide engaging and informative educational sessions and networking opportunities. Earn up to 5 points per day at any of the PD approved events below.

For more information on Teacher Re-accreditation requirements and how to accrue PD points, please click here

SWIM PD Webinars

Each month we host a Coaching and Learn to Swim webinar which awards participants 1 PD Point per session.  To earn PD Points, participants must attend the live webinar, however we do upload the webinars to the Swim Connect portal for viewing at anytime.

Financial Members – FREE

Swim Australia Swim School Representative – FREE

Non-Members – $25

Please note that you must be a current SWIM Member to purchase free or discounted tickets.  If you would like to join SWIM or renew your SWIM Membership to receive free or discounted webinar access, please visit: https://scta.org.au/membership or you will be required to purchase a non-member ticket.  


SwimINFO’s are held all over Australia in the second half of the year and attract up to 5 PD Points per session.

These sessions generally run from 2pm – 6pm on a Saturday or Sunday and feature presenters with invaluable Learn to Swim, Coaching and general industry knowledge.

Keep your eye on our Event Calendar for a session near you.

SWIM State Conferences

SWIM State Conferences provide professional development for all aspects of the coaching and teaching of swimming in most Capital cities across Australia.

Swimming coaches and teachers attending the conference will have access to a vast array of specialized topics and accreditation courses delivered by presenters that have experience on a national and international level.

SWIM International Conferences provide Professional Development opportunities overseas and include informative Teaching and Coaching Conference Streams, Course Accreditation Workshops and Networking Opportunities.

Conference Streams and Teaching and Coaching Accreditation courses and workshops include:

  • Learn to Swim
  • Teaching Babies & Toddlers
  • Teaching Juniors
  • Coaching Juniors
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher of Baby and Toddlers
  • Swim Australia™ Foundation Coach
  • Development Coaching (previously Bronze Coaching)
  • Advanced Coaching (Stroke Theory, Technique & Biomechanics module)