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SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming – Hartsdown Leisure Centre, Margate

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher. It builds on the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.

Who is the course designed for?
Anyone who has a SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification who wants to become a Swimming Teacher.

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

You will learn about:

  • The responsibilities and role of a swimming teacher
  • How the scientific principles of swimming impact on development
  • How to develop core aquatic skills and the four strokes
  • How to identify and correct common swimming faults
  • How to use a variety of teaching techniques and equipment to suit different needs
  • How to plan and deliver inclusive lessons for different levels of ability, including adaptations for swimmers with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Key teaching and management skills including class management and assessment, organisational skills, behaviour management, communication skills, and teaching methods
  • National curriculum swimming lessons and how they differ from learn to swim lessons

Download a PDF of the full SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming specification

How to Enrol:
  • For more information or to make a booking please contact Ellie Purvis
  • Applicants must also hold one of the following qualifications:
    • SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
    • Swim England Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics
    • An equivalent ASA qualification certificated after 1994



Ellie Purvis

07903 320967


Hartsdown Leisure Centre
Hartsdown Road