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SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddler – Derbyshire, Allestree Woodlands School

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a teacher for babies and toddlers. It builds on the Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver a series of baby and toddler swimming lessons.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who has a Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification who wants to provide baby and toddler swimming sessions.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least two 30-minute swimming lessons to gain hands on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • How early years development, stages of play and reflexes impact on swimming ability
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, health related conditions and how to respond and adapt to them
  • How to introduce and teach the core aquatic skills in a fun way
  • The different supports and holds to use in lessons
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different types of equipment
  • How to plan, adapt and teach lessons which cater for groups with different levels of ability
  • Key teaching and lesson management skills
How to Enrol:
Learners will need to book on line and then will be called to go through a series of questions to ensure that the learning programme is appropriate for them. The booking will then be confirmed and payment will be taken.
  • be 16 years of age or older on the first day of the course
  • hold the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification (or equivalent)



Frances Gibbs

07720 763679
[email protected]


Allestree Woodlands School
Blenheim Drive
DE22 2LW