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The Water Safety Instructor course is designed to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-to-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics Prerequisites

Age: at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key elements and strategies for planning and preparing effective and safe swim lessons
  • Identify key class management principles, elements and strategies for planning, preparing and conducting safe swim lessons
  • Describe the importance of effective observation for teaching and how to develop it
  • Observe swimming, headfirst entry and diving skills and accurately classify them and suggest appropriate interventions to improve them
  • Develop the ability to effectively communicate about participant’s progress in swim lessons
  • Modify teaching to meet unexpected challenges including dealing with participants who misbehave
  • Demonstrate the ability to accommodate participants with disabilities and other health conditions 

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