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SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers – Face to Face – Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex

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 with an SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification who wants to provide baby and toddler swimming sessions. To attend this course you need to have completed the SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification after 1 November 2017. Please see the prerequisite information section for further details on this.

Course delivery format

The course is delivered over 4 face to face days and the qualification 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.

Course content
During the course 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:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming – Face to face whole course

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming – Blended Learning Whole Course

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming – Online and Virtual Learning – Whole Course

If you are unsure if your qualification meets this prerequisite criteria please email



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640


Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex