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SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming Qualification – National Outdoor Centre

The SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming Qualification has been designed to provide learners with the specialist knowledge needed to deliver open water swimming sessions.

You will learn about:

  • The roles and responsibilities of coaching open water swimming
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different types of equipment
  • The different opportunities available to open water swimmers
  • How to plan for open water coaching sessions
  • How to develop session management skills

By the end of this qualification you will have the skills needed to work as an open water coach and effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of open water training sessions.

Download a PDF of the full SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming specification

How to Enrol:
Please contact Katie Genan at Swim Wales for booking enquiries

Entry Requirements

  • be 16 years of age or older on the first day of the course
  • have experience of open water swimming

Applicants must also hold at least one of the following qualifications:

  • SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
  • Swim England Swimming Coach Certificate (or ASA equivalent)
  • 1st 4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon



Katie Genan

01792 513636
[email protected]


National Outdoor Centre
Plas Y Brenin
Capel Curig
LL24 0ET