AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ (TSW)

An AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety has an influential role that engages and interacts with students (4 years – adults)  leading tasks and drills that provide knowledge and skills.

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics™ (INF)

This Course provides the candidate with the competence required to deliver safe and enjoyable aquatic programs for children between the age of 6 months to 4 years.

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes™ (TCS)

The Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes Course aims to provide candidates with the competencies to bridge the gap between the teaching and coaching of swimming.

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion (TAI)

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and information required to deliver programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse range of people who use the aquatic environment.


We are thrilled to have successfully hosted the AUSTSWIM course in Malaysia, bringing together passionate swim teachers from all over Southeast Asia! The energy and enthusiasm were absolutely incredible, and we are so proud to be part of this journey with candidates from Surabaya Indonesia, Cambodia, Penang, Kelantan, Kedah and Johor of Malaysia! Together, we are empowering and equipping swim teachers with the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on the aquatic world.  It’s truly inspiring to witness such dedication and commitment to ensuring water safety and nurturing a love for swimming in our communities.

Congratulations to all the participants for their hard work and achievements during this course!  Your dedication is not only shaping future swimmers but also leaving a lasting impact on the entire region. Let’s continue making waves and creating a safer, happier, and healthier aquatic environment!


Teacher Of Swimming & Water Safety (TSW) – June 2023, DSA Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Teacher Of Infant & Preschool Aquatics (INF) – June 2023, DSA Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ongoing Training and Opportunities

AUSTSWIM provides AUSTSWIM Licensed Teachers™ with ongoing training and professional development opportunities to add to their toolbox of skills and knowledge.


  • Career Pathway
  • Range of Professional Development and Conferences internationally
  • E-Learning course components and online short courses
  • ISO/IEC 17024 for the training, accreditation and licencing of AUSTSWIM Teachers. This gives further assurance that AUSTSWIM Teachers have the highest accreditation benchmark in aquatics and that AUSTSWIM is committed to providing quality education to reduce drowning, the impact of aquatic accidents and strive for safer swimming and water safety.
  • Standardised presenter training, to ensure consistent quality delivery of AUSTSWIM courses

About D Swim Academy (DSA)

D Swim Academy (DSA)

D Swim Academy (DSA) is the largest and the only swim school in Malaysia to be recognized as a Gold level AUSTSWIM Recognized Swim Center with certified instructors and swim teachers. DSA provides swimming and life saving classes under its many programs, catering to all ages and levels of swimming learners and enthusiasts.

DSA’s swimming programs include Baby & Me Program for babies and infants from 6 months old to 36 months to adults besides providing training for established swimmers in the DSA Squad and Mini Squad Programs. DSA also provides training courses for Artistic Swimming, Water Polo and professional courses for CPO Certification.


AUSTSWIM | Australia's national organisation for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety™

The AUSTSWIM accreditation is the industry standard for Swimming and Water Safety Teachers™ and is delivered and recognised in each state and territory of Australia and many countries overseas.

Opportunities exist for licenced AUSTSWIM teachers™ to further your training. These include accredited courses and professional development workshops, conferences, seminars and forums.

AUSTSWIM provides Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), a process for recognising qualifications and statements of attainment as a pathway for accreditation and issue of an AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence.