ASSA Associate membership has been designed for those that work in the swimming industry and are not swim school owners (ie staff of existing swim school members, sole traders without need for business support services, consultants, life guards, pool deck supervisors, early childhood teachers, etc).  Essentially, anyone who wants to extend their knowledge of early childhood, water safety and the learn to swim industry.

It is also a requirement for ASSA Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualified teachers to hold Associate Membership to maintain their teacher registration.