What prerequisites are there to register for Swim Teacher Pro?
The only pre-course requirement for Swim Teacher Pro is that candidates must be 16 years old within six months of registration.
Candidates are not required to have any teaching experience, but we strongly suggest certification or pursuit of certification in Standard First Aid & CPR, as well as a National Lifeguard Certification.
Candidates who are under the age of 18 must be registered by a parent or legal guardian who agrees to our Terms and Conditions.
What do I need to do to become Swim Teacher Pro certified?
Complete all chapters, activities, and assessments in the course
Sign and complete the Swim Teacher Pro Code of Conduct and Ethical Behaviours Agreement
Sit through three one-on-one online meetings with your mentor
Complete and submit six stroke and skills demonstration videos
Perform a real-time stroke observation of 12 pre-recorded video files, and be able to quickly and easily identify the swimmer’s stroke faults and potential corrections. Note: this takes place during the second call with your mentor.
Complete the final Swim Teacher Pro questionnaire
Complete a 40-hour teaching log of your own classes for review (this can be completed retroactively).
What do I get out of the Swim Teacher Pro certification?
Perpetual access to the Swim Teacher Pro online course
The ability to license the STP Award Series curriculum for use in your own business
Profit sharing opportunities via a unique registration link.
Start your own business or supplement your income as a part-time swimming teacher
White label the STP Awards Series curriculum to integrate it as part of your business
Swim Teacher Pro Network questions
What is the Swim Teacher Pro Network?
The Swim Teacher Pro Network is a community of STP-certified individuals who have access to the online learning portal, Facebook community, resource centre, community board, and jobs listings.
Anyone who is STP certified is automatically included into the Swim Teacher Pro Network.
What are the benefits of joining the Swim Teacher Pro Network?
The Swim Teacher Pro Network is the fastest-growing community of swim teachers in Canada. You’ll not only have perpetual access to ongoing learning and professional development material, you’ll also be able to connect and network with fellow swim teachers across the country.
Network members also get exclusive access to an STP Facebook community, resource centre, community board, and jobs listings.
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