Qualifications at Waterwise

Our commitment to Safety and Excellence

At Waterwise Perth, we place a paramount emphasis on Drowning Prevention and the cultivation of confident swimming skills. We take this commitment seriously, which is why our instructors are equipped with numerous national and international certifications and endorsements, ensuring the highest standard of swim instruction for you or your child.
Each swimming instructor has a current CPR certificate, an endorsed and accredited swimming instructor qualification (including AUSTSWIM, ASCTA & Royal Life Saving), and a valid working with children (WWC) check.

Discover the comprehensive range of programs and services our Perth swimming instructors offer at Waterwise.

We are committed to promoting a culture of water safety, drowning prevention, and confident swimming for all ages!

Royal Life Saving Society: Upholding the Highest Standards of Safety

Waterwise Perth is endorsed by the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia. Our School Age Swimming Lessons for primary school-age children adhere to the society’s comprehensive guidelines and assessments. Students progress through Stages 1 to 8 only after successfully meeting the assessment criteria established by Royal Life Saving. This endorsement reflects our unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest safety standards.

Infantaquatics™: The Pinnacle of Infant and Toddler Drowning Prevention

Our lead instructors, have completed the rigorous Infant Aquatics global survival training and certifications course. This qualification empowers her to employ the revolutionary Swim-Float-Swim method, providing exceptional drowning prevention techniques to babies and toddlers. Through this method, your little one can become Waterwise within weeks, not months. Enrolling your child in our Survival Swim program means you can rest easy, knowing they are well-prepared for any aquatic-related accidents.

AUSTSWIM: Australia’s National Authority on Swimming and Water Safety

Waterwise Perth proudly holds endorsement from AUSTSWIM, Australia’s national authority for swimming and water safety education. Our instructors hold a range of AUSTSWIM qualifications, including:

  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infants & Preschoolers
  • AUSTSWIM Access and Inclusion (Disability)
  • AUSTSWIM Assessor
  • ASCTA – Teacher of Competitive Strokes
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of People With Disabilities Certifications

These certifications ensure that we are not just meeting but exceeding the national standards for swim instruction and water safety.