Courses

Podium runs a number of training programs and courses enabling potential instructors to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to teach swimming to a diverse range of people.

All courses are approved by the Federal Government and endorsed by Swimming Australia or Royal Life Saving. Upon the successful completion of a course run by Podium, potential instructors will have the competencies to teach at most swim schools throughout Australia. Participating in one of these courses will allow you to provide vital services to local communities.

Swim Australia™
Teacher of Learners with a Disability

Focuses on the skills you will need to teach swimmers with a range of physical, emotional and intellectual disabilities safely and effectively.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate, HLTAID001, provides you with the practical skills to perform CPR according the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Provide
First Aid

The Provide First Aid Certificate, HLTAID003, is nationally accredited providing participants with the qualification to be a First Aid representative in many workplaces and other required situations.

Pool
Lifeguard

Focuses on the skills you will need to teach swimmers with a range of physical, emotional and intellectual disabilities safely and effectively.

Bronze Medallion

To develop the level of knowledge, judgement, technique and physical ability required to carry out safe water rescues

Swim Australia™
Teacher

The competence and knowledge to teach swimming and water safety to independent learners in groups of varying sizes.

Swim Australia™
Teacher of Babies and Toddlers

The competence and knowledge to teach water familiarisation and basic swimming and water safety to Caregivers and their dependent learners.

Swim Australia™
Teacher of Competitive Swimming

The competence to deliver basic squad sessions that develop the technique of novice Swimmers and those still acquiring the skills needed to transition into competition. 

Upcoming Courses
  • CPR
    North Shore Swimming
    24 Oct, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Rd, Thornleigh NSW 2120, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher (SAT)
    North Shore Swimming
    24 Oct, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm AEDT
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Rd, Thornleigh NSW 2120, Australia
  • Provide First Aid
    Speedo Fitness Club - Bondi Beach
    27 Oct, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Speedo Fitness Club - Bondi Beach, PACIFIC BUILDING, LEVEL B1/180 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia
  • CPR
    Speedo Fitness Club - Bondi Beach
    27 Oct, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
    Speedo Fitness Club - Bondi Beach, PACIFIC BUILDING, LEVEL B1/180 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia
  • CPR
    North Shore Swimming
    31 Oct, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Rd, Thornleigh NSW 2120, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher of Babies & Toddlers (SAT B&T)
    North Shore Swimming
    31 Oct, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Road, Thornleigh NSW 2120
  • Pool Lifeguard
    Aquabliss Seven Hills
    07 Nov, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Aquabliss Seven Hills, 20 Distribution Pl, Seven Hills NSW 2147, Australia
  • CPR
    Aquabliss - Seven Hills
    07 Nov, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
    Aquabliss - Seven Hills, 20 Distribution Pl, Seven Hills NSW 2147, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher of Babies & Toddlers (SAT B&T)
    Speedo Fitness Club - Pacific Building
    07 Nov, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Speedo Fitness Club - Pacific Building, 180 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia
  • Pool Lifeguard
    Aquabliss - Gregory Hills
    14 Nov, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Aquabliss - Gregory Hills, 67-77 Lasso Rd, Gregory Hills NSW 2557, Australia
  • CPR
    Aquabliss - Gregory Hills
    14 Nov, 8:00 am – 9:30 am AEDT
    Aquabliss - Gregory Hills, 67-77 Lasso Rd, Gregory Hills NSW 2557, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher of Competitive Swimming (SAT CS)
    North Shore Swimming
    14 Nov, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Road, Thornleigh NSW 2120
  • Pool Lifeguard
    Aquabliss Seven Hills
    21 Nov, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Aquabliss Seven Hills, 20 Distribution Pl, Seven Hills NSW 2147, Australia
  • CPR
    Aquabliss - Pymble
    21 Nov, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
    Aquabliss - Pymble, 1 Bobbin Head Rd, Pymble NSW 2073, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher (SAT)
    Pymble Ladies College Aquatic Centre
    21 Nov, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Pymble Ladies College Aquatic Centre, Avon Rd, Pymble NSW 2073, Australia
  • Pool Lifeguard
    Aquabliss - Frensham
    28 Nov, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Aquabliss - Frensham, Range Rd, Mittagong NSW 2575, Australia
  • CPR
    Aquabliss - Frensham
    28 Nov, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
    Aquabliss - Frensham, Range Rd, Mittagong NSW 2575, Australia
  • Swim Australia™ Teacher of Learners With a Disability (SAT LWD)
    North Shore Swimming
    28 Nov, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    North Shore Swimming, 17 Sefton Rd, Thornleigh NSW 2120, Australia