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How it works

HOW IT WORKS

The BlueFit Swim Teacher Working Holiday program is the perfect opportunity for you to immerse yourself into a rewarding role as a Swim teacher, while experiencing the beautiful landscape, vibrant culture and relaxed lifestyle of Australia.

We’ll fly you to Australia, provide training and give you the opportunity to work in some of Australia’s best cities!
You don’t have to be a swim teacher right now but you must be willing to teach 25 hours per week.

Step 1: Application 📋

Complete the online application form to register your interest in the program. If your application is accepted you will move to the interview phase. 
 

STEP 2: INTERVIEW 👥

Once you have applied, you will be invited to join an online interview with one of our friendly program leaders.
 

Step 3: Program Acceptance 👨‍🎓

After your interview, if you are successful in securing a spot in the program you will receive a formal invitation. You will need to apply for your Visa and have your passport ready and your Program Deposit must be paid to secure your place in the program.  
 

Step 4: ENROLMENT TIme! 🎓

In order to secure your spot, you will need to enrol into the program. This involves, applying for your Visa, confirming your details and paying your Program Deposit.
 

STEP 5: Flights booked 🛫

Once you have enrolled and all relevant paperwork and information is received, we will book your flight to Australia. You will receive your travel dates 6 weeks prior to your arrival.
 

Step 6: Pre-Travel Training 📈

Before you come to Australia you will need to do some online training modules to ensure you are able to work when you arrive. We will also schedule some online group catch ups to ensure you meet the other program participants, squeeze in some pre-arrival admin and most importantly get you excited and ready for your big adventure!
 

STEP 7: WELCOME TO THE LAND DOWN UNDER! 🦘

Your Program leaders will greet you at the airport, show you around and get you settled in your new home. 

Step 8: Work in Oz 🇦🇺

Once you land in Australia, you’ll have a few days to relax and then its straight into your courses, workplace training and paid work. 

APPLY NOW

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications open 3- 4 Months prior to program commencement.

Prior to applying, please consider the program commencement and completion dates that can be found in the program options below.

You can apply if you meet the eligibility requirements for an Australian Working Holiday Visa.

Check your eligibility

Please note, we also have a program age eligibility requirement, making this program available for 20 – 30 year olds. However please contact us if you wish to enquire and you fall outside of this.

WORK

You will work in some of BlueFit’s busiest and largest aquatic and leisure sites in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland

WORK ROLES

Swim Teacher (Primary Role)
Receptionist
Sport coach
Lifeguard
Cafe assistant
Casual employment - minimum of 25 hours of work per week

FURTHER WORK BENEFITS

Free gym and pool access at BlueFit sites for the duration of the program.
30% staff discount at site cafes and merchandise
FREE Uniform

FINANCIAL INFO

APPLICATION COSTFree

PROGRAM DEPOSIT

  • Covers initial Program set up costs
  • Secures your spot!
£285 GBP

YOU WILL BE PAID

  • Based on a minimum of 25h work per week (50 hour fortnights). Please note: The majority of these hours will be swim teaching.
  • As a Working Holiday Maker and be taxed at 15% for every dollar you earn.
  • According to the Australian Fitness Industry Award 2020 (MA000094), with some special ‘increased’ wages/conditions included as a  benefit to our program participants
  • Superannuation – 11%

Min £550 GBP/ $1000 AUD per fortnight*

*Please note this is based on the conditions noted, as well as pay rates for an adult (20 years +).

PROGRAM FEE

The ‘Program Fee’ is the amount you will be required to repay to BlueFit. BlueFit will significantly subsidise the Employee as part of the program, however the fee is designed to covers a contribution towards the following expenses:

  • This repayment covers the cost of your accommodation over the 6 months Program (roughly 26 weeks).
  • All additional accommodation costs are also covered, including all furniture, linen, appliances, utilities and internet.
  • The repayment schedule will usually take 12 fortnights or pay cycles. Please note, this may differ slightly due to program commencement and completion dates.
  • Your First pay fortnight is repayment free!
  • Flights
  • Program property (Accomodation and cars – where applicable)
  • Other associated Program expenses
The Program Fee is paid through repayment deductions from a minimum of 12 fortnightly wage payments. Please note, this may differ slightly due to program commencement and completion dates.
 
Your First fortnight is repayment free!
Only £190 GBP / $400 AUD per fortnight

OTHER COSTS

  • Your Visa may require a minimum savings amount when you arrive in Australia
Visa cost – £285 GBP / $510 AUD

LIVE

Comfortable, clean and cosy shared houses.

Our houses are located within walking distance or easy public transport access, to all working locations.
Each house is equipped with furniture, linen, kitchen items, appliances and all utilities paid for! And some may even have the use of a car!
And the best part is, BlueFit will organise it all for you, with hassle-free repayments as you work!

TRAIN

QUALIFICATIONS

We offer fully funded courses and training for everyone that joins the program. That’s up to $1000 worth of training for free!

Nationally Recognised Qualifications you will Receive:

First Aid and CPR

5 hours face to face course when you arrive
Online theory
By attending this course, you are able to begin your in-water shadow shifts (20 hours) when you arrive.

Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety

1 day face to face course

Pool Lifeguard

Online theory
2 days Face to Face course once you arrive

Working With Children Check

To be applied for once you arrive

WORKPLACE TRAINING

Once you have completed your qualifications you will begin your shadow shifts. All training hours will be paid at the training rate of pay.
Once you’re competent in your training, you will be accredited and can commence work.

TRAVEL

Travel for free!

All program travel expenses are covered, including your flight to Australia!

The perfect work-life balance! This program is designed to allow for adventure- filled days off, while saving to take full advantage of the remainder of your 12 month Working Holiday Visa!

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

Flights to Australia will be booked from Heathrow > Sydney or Melbourne.

As per airline restrictions, we require a valid passport and visa to book your flight for you. You will be travelling on the same flight as your peers.

INTERSTATE TRAVEL – PROGRAM SWITCH

We are hoping that after your first 6 months with BlueFit, you will love it so much you will want to stay longer! 

Any interstate movements and travel costs will be covered by BlueFit.

We also have many opportunities to travel for work, helping with opening new sites and training staff.