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Leading convention for swimming teachers and coaches returns to the Gold Coast

Leading convention for swimming teachers and coaches returns to the Gold Coast
March 26, 2015

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) is preparing for its 2015 Convention – being held on the Gold Coast from 27th April to 3rd May.

Held at the Sofitel Gold Coast, Broadbeach, the event is held concurrently with Swim Australia's SwimFEST which runs from 27th to 29th April.

The program includes:

asctaCONVENTION 2015

• Coaching Stream - 29th April to 3rd May
• Teaching Stream - 1st to 3rd May
• Trade Expo (swim & pool products) - 1st to 3rd May
• Silver Coaching Accreditation Course - 29th April to 3rd May
• Coaching Open Water Swimmers Course - 30th April
• Coaching Masters Swimmers Course - 1st May
• Coaching Swimmer with a Disability Course - 29th April
• Bronze Coaching Accreditation Course - 28th April/3rd May
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Babies & Toddlers Course / Workshop - 30th April
• Swim Australia™ Teacher Course - 3rd May
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Competitive Swimming Course - 27th April/2nd May
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Learners With Disability Course - 29th April
• Certificate IV Training & Assessment Course (TAE40110) - 30th April and 1st May
• Cert IV Language, Literacy & Numeracy Update - 2nd May
• asctaAWARDS Dinner - 2nd May
• Welcome Party - 30th April
• Golf Day - 1st May

SwimFEST 2015 at the asctaCONVENTION
Swim Australia's components (SwimFEST) of the asctaCONVENTION 2015 are:

• Swim Australia Conference for Swim Schools - 27th to 29th April
• Swim Australia Awards Dinner - 28th April
• ABC's of Strategic Planning Workshop - 30th April
• Swim Australia's Partner Display - 28th and 29th April

For further information on the ASCTA Convention call 03 9556 5854.

For more information on the Swim Australia events call Swim Australia on 07 3376 0933.

Click here for more information on the event in the Australasian Leisure Management industry calendar.

ASCTA links with ARV
Since 1st January, ASCTA has introduced a partnership with Aquatics & Recreation Victoria (ARV) that is seeing ARV deliver Swim Australia Teacher (SAT) courses in Victoria. 

The partnership aims lead to a significant increase in the frequency of courses in Victoria and allow for a greater volume of swimming and water safety teachers to be accredited; it is anticipated that there will be about 2,000 more teachers receiving accreditation annually.

ASCTA General Manager David Speechley has labelled the partnership “a fantastic advance for the aquatic education sector in Victoria.”

Click here for more information on the ARV website. 




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