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Baby & Me Swim Teacher Training Standards
Trainer: An active Trainer or higher may conduct the Baby & Me Swim Teacher training program. The Trainer is to directly supervise, visually observe and evaluate all required knowledge and skills for Baby & Me Swim Teacher.
Equipment: Baby & Me Swim Teacher participants are required to have all equipment listed in the training manuals.
Content: The knowledge and skills to be covered in the Baby & Me Swim Teacher program are those provided in the SSI Baby & Me Swim Teacher Trainer Manual and the SSI Baby & Me Swim Teacher Manual.
Intent: The intent of the Baby & Me Swim Teacher program is to provide non-certified swim teacher with the training necessary to teach swimming autonomously.
Minimum Age: The minimum age for participation in the Baby & Me Swim Teacher program is 16 years of age.
Minimum Skill: Teachers in the Baby & Me Teacher program are to demonstrate effective watermanship skills that include a 200-yard swim using a stroke of their chosing and a 10-minute survival float without the use of any floatation aids.
CPR/First Aid: Teachers in the Baby & Me Teacher program are to maintain proof of current certification in CPR and first aid for children, infants and adults.
Program Duration: The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are set by the individual Trainer, based on teacher needs, teacher ability, class availability and water conditions.
Ratio: The maximum number of Baby & Me Swim Teacher students for Classroom training is 12 to 1. The ratio may increase to 16 to 2 with a Certified Teacher assisting. The maximum number of Baby & Me Swim Teacher students for In-Water training is 6 to 1. The ratio may increase to 12 to 2 with a Certified Teacher assisting or 18 to 3 with 2 Certified Teachers assisting.
Final Exam: Each teacher receiving a Baby & Me Swim Teacher certification must have passed a Final Exam with a minimum passing score of 80%.
Apprenticeship: Each teacher receiving a Baby & Me Swim Teacher certification must have completed a minimum 1 class of apprenticeship under a certified Baby & Me Swim Teacher.
Certification: Baby & Me Swim Teacher entitles the holder to teach water acclimation and swim lessons to children ages 6 months to 3 years of age autonomously.
Active Status: Active Baby & Me Swim Teachers are required to maintain current professional liability insurance (if required in the local area) and current SSI Baby & Me Swim Teacher materials.