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SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming – St Helens School Fitness Centre, Northwood, Middlesex

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher, with the theory online and the practical days to be confirmed. 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

Please note – This course is part of a combined Level 1 and Level 2 Swimming Teaching course so will include teaching and learning on the Level 1 Swimming Assistant qualification.

How to Enrol:
  • For more information please contact Sally Baldwin at
  • You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.
  • SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
  • An ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics or an equivalent ASA qualification taken in or after 1994.



Sally Baldwin

02084 293905
[email protected]


St Helens School Fitness Centr
Eastbury Road