AQUATICS 32S - Semester

AQU32S
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss J. Rutherford

The Aquatics semester involves completing the New Zealand Swim Teachers Award. The award is a combination of theory and practical swimming activities culminating in a 20-hour practicum. The SPA32S students will teach junior PHS students, children involved with Aquatic programmes at local pools, ten hours in their own time, after school and shadowing at the Graham Condon Pool.

ASSESSMENT
All assessments are Unit Standards and are internally assessed.

Future Possibilities
Students that complete the New Zealand Swim Teachers Award can work as Swim Instructors at any swimming pool in New Zealand.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$205, plus students will be required to purchase a plain black rash top for teaching.


Recommended Prior Learning

• Reasonable attainment of Level 2 NCEA credits is recommended.
• SPL22S and SPO22S are an advantage but not essential.
• Performance in SPL22S and SPO22S will be taken into consideration for enrolling in SPA32S.
• Commitment to the demands of this course inside and outside of school hours.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 30125 v1 Plan, deliver and review swimming and water safety lessons
3
I
15
U.S. 30122 v1 Operate professionally and promote safe, enjoyable experiences in an aquatic facility
3
I
15
U.S. 29849 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of professional practice in a recreation workplace
3
I
5
U.S. 29848 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of safe work procedures and practices in a recreation workplace
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 40 credits.