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East Midlands Funding Opportunities

Details of funding opportunities available in the East Midlands

Funding is available for UKCC Level 1 and Level 2 Coach Education Courses for Diving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming & Water polo, UKCC Level 3 Coach Education Courses for Swimming. On receipt of the completed application form, your application will be assessed for eligibility. Successful applicants will then receive notification via email of the grant to be awarded.

On completion of the relevant form the candidate will have chosen whether to apply for additional sources of funding through the County ASA. The Region will forward this form to the relevant parties on behalf of the individual candidate.

When the course has been completed, you will need to send the completed ‘Grant Aid application form’ back to ASA East Midland Regional Office, with a receipt for the course fee attached and signed by the course tutor.

When this is received and has been processed, your club will receive a cheque for the agreed amount directly from the ASA East Midland Region. For your information, the cheque will be made payable to the club, not the individual.

Qualification and Discipline

Grant Aid subsidy available per candidate:

Course Level swim21 Club
UKCC Level One £80
UKCC Level Two £160
UKCC Level Three £400

Please Note as of the 1st April 2011 Grant Aid will only be available to swim21 Clubs.
Note: All grants are paid to clubs through the club secretary. No grant aid funds are paid directly to applicants. Where an applicant has paid her/his own fees, the club is responsible for passing on the fees to the individual(s).
Please note, the amounts of funding stated above, only apply to FULL courses.

Recognition of Prior Learning Courses (RPL) will be granted at a discounted rate as the base costs are already heavily subsidised.
These grants will not be available to pilot courses and you will still only be eligible to apply if you are a member of a swim21 club.

Courses Grant Aid (RPL Courses)
Level 1 Teaching / Coaching £40
Level 2 Teaching / Coaching £40
Level 1 AND 2 Teaching / Coaching £80

License Aid

Available funding:

Course Funding
UKCC Level One £20
UKCC Level Two £30

Key Points and Application Form
Licence Aid is available to all candidates taking UKCC Courses and applying for Regional Grant Aid. Whereas ‘Grant Aid’ is available only to clubs, ‘Licence Aid’ is available to non club members also. To apply for ‘Licence Aid’ candidates should complete the Application Form form on our website www.swimming.org/eastmidland and send it in to the regional office at the address stated. Licence aid will be paid directly to the candidate. The Application form must be completed with a registered ASA license number. To become licensed please visit www.swimming.org and look under ‘teachers and coaches’ and then ‘licensing’. Alternatively you can call the licensing team 01509 640 464 or email licensing@swimming.org.

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