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Swim England Assistant Diving Coach – Blended Learning – London Aquatics Centre

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an Assistant Diving Coach. This course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a Diving Coach in the delivery of a planned training session.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete eLearning, theoretical elements through a series of Zoom sessions, followed by assessment tasks and the practical delivery of coaching sessions.

Who is the course designed for?
Anyone who wants to take the first step to become a Diving Coach or interested in supporting a Diving Coaching in a club environment.

Course payment
If you are eligible to receive the Swim England Member Offer please refer to the Coaching Course Booking Process. If you book onto the course and discover you are eligible for the offer, we will be unable to provide you with a refund.

Course delivery format

  • eLearning – you will be given access to this on the start date listed below. This must be completed 72 hours prior to attending your first Zoom session. The estimated time to complete this is 12-15 hrs.
  • 3 x Zoom webinars – During these sessions, the tutor will cover the remainder of your theory topics, a venue orientation and planning for your coaching sessions.
  • 2 x days practical assessment session at the pool – this will consist of a meet and greet, preparation, assisting sessions, evaluation and feedback.
  • As part of your practical sessions you will have written assignments to complete prior to your feedback session.

    Course content
    You will learn about:

    • The role of the Assistant Diving Coach
    • The fundamentals of diving
    • How to safely prepare, support and conclude coached diving sessions
    • Basic and diving specific coaching skills
    • Coach and diver development
    • Good practice in coaching ethics
    • Health and safety
    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.



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640
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London Aquatics Centre
Olympic Park
E20 2AQ