Becoming a Teacher or Coach

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Do you enjoy teaching your kids to swim? Or maybe you would just like to try something new and have aspirations for a future career change?

n either case becoming a swimming teacher or coach can be very rewarding, and you’re in the right place to find out more.

Learn everything you need to know about how to begin a career in teaching and coaching - the different levels and how to get started.

Teaching and coaching is a very rewarding career – for many young people you will be one of their main inspirations and you will play a big part in empowering them to fulfil their potential. Passion, professionalism and enthusiasm are all qualities you will need as well as real self belief and personal drive in order to be successful.

If you think you fit the bill, then the first step is to choose your discipline.  Qualifications include Teaching Aquatics, Aqua Fit and Disabilities plus Coaching Diving, Coaching Swimming, Coaching Synchronised Swimming and Coaching Water Polo.   Qualifications have been developed by the ASA to meet UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) standards and currently range from Levels 1-3.

ASA Awarding Body Qualifications