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Hiring a Tutor from PDF Aquatic Training

If you have access to a pool and training room then you may prefer a tutor to come to you to deliver the training.  This method allows you to control your costs by paying a set fee to the ATC whilst receiving the direct income from your learners.

What do you need to pay for?

  • Pool hire costs
  • Room hire costs
  • Paying a set fee to the ATC to cover the following:
    • Tutor fee and expenses including accommodation, if required
    • Assessor fee and expenses including accommodation, if required
    • Internal Quality Assessor fee and expenses including accommodation, if applicable for this course
    • STA Learner registration fees
    • STA Manuals and Portfolios

How much do we charge?

  • Tutor Fee: £300.00 per day + VAT
  • Tutor expenses: dependent on area. Your Tutor will send these to you directly before the start of the course. 
  • Assessor Fee: dependent on area but usually around £150.00 + VAT
  • Internal Quality Assessor: dependent on whether a face-to-face or desk-based assessment is required. Max. fee would be £150.00 + VAT
  • STA Learner examination fees: dependent on course
  • STA Manuals: dependent on course

Your other responsibilities

  • Collect course fees from your learners – these are yours to keep!
  • Provide a learner list to the ATC at least one week before the course start date
  • Undertake a facilities health and safety checklist on your venues and provide to the ATC at least one week before the course start date
  • Provide all equipment as detailed
  • Provide proof of appropriate insurances including building and pool
  • Provide the Tutor with a copy of the pool operating procedures (PSOPs)
  • Ensuring that you do not exceed the maximum number of learners
  • Respond to queries from your Tutor and the ATC promptly
  • Pay your invoice on time

Course Specific Requirements

Each link below will take you to the full terms and requirements for each course:

STA Award in Teaching Swimming  

STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming  

STA Baby & Pre-School Award  

STA Baby & Pre-School Diploma  

STA Safety Award for Teachers