Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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About Apprenticeships

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As well as giving the building blocks of a life-long involvement in leisure and the opportunity of a fulfilling and rewarding career, IoS apprenticeships provide leisure employers with enthusiastic and educated individuals that can quickly become key members of the team.

Choose one of the options below to find out more about the range of apprenticeships on offer.

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) - a highly successful and well established programme for 16-18 year old athletes who have a realistic potential of achieving excellence in their sport - and want to make a career of performing at the highest level - but who also want to continue with their education.
  • Industry apprenticeships - our established partnerships with major leisure employers such as Parkwood provide real opportunities for a life-long career.
  • Teaching & coaching apprenticeships - for those who want to pursue a career as a professional teacher or coach, providing training and qualifications as well as mentoring and support for obtaining employment.

If you would like to contact the Apprenticeships team at the IoS just click here for details.