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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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DC Leisure

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DC Leisure is the second largest Leisure contractor employing 6500 people throughout the UK based in 110 sites. DC Leisure works with their Council Clients to optimise the performance of public leisure centres so that they can better serve their local community.

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How to apply

We are do not currently have any vacancies with DC Leisure, however you can find our current vacancies by clicking here.

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Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the apprenticeship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 16+
  • Living in the UK
  • Not in Full-Time Education
  • Do NOT hold a degree or HND Qualification

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Level 2 Teaching Aquatics with DC Leisure

The Level 2 apprenticeship in Teaching Aquatics is the most popular apprenticeship we offer. The apprenticeship lasts between 9-12 months. While on the apprenticeship you will receive the following qualifications;

  • Level 2 NVQ Coaching, Teaching and Instructing
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 ASA/UKCC Teaching Aquatics (To include Level 1 ASA/UKCC Teaching Aquatics if required)
  • Level 2 National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Key Skills

o   Level 1 application of Number (if required)

o   Level 1 Application of Communication (if required)

There are many progression routes when you have finished this apprenticeship. You may have the opportunity to move onto permanent employment or a more specialised apprenticeship depending upon the site’s needs for example it could be anything from event management to personal trainer. You may also move onto an Advanced apprenticeship programme.

To view the full qualification framework please click here

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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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