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Swim England Assistant Diving Coach – Blended Learning Theory Only – Online

Government guidance means our leisure centres are currently closed; but this does not mean our training and qualifications should stop. We have specifically adapted this course to make sure everyone has the opportunity to start their training.

This blended learning course will allow you to complete the theoretical elements of your certificate online through interactive activities, which will be assessed as you work through the course.

The specialist online learning is split into bite-sized pieces, so you don’t have to do it all in one go. This will mean you can work through the course online at home, at your own pace, over the coming weeks.

To supplement your online learning you will be invited to an optional webinar. The webinar is an opportunity to ask any questions and share your experience of the training so far with your tutor and others who have begun their online training.

We will then arrange your practical training days once the pools and clubs have reopened. You will participate in at least three training sessions to gain hands-on practical experience.

Course fees
To allow as many people to start training during these exceptional times, we are splitting the course fee into two separate payments.

When you start the course and begin your online learning, you will only have to pay £100.

Once the pools and clubs reopen and we can book your practical days, we will then arrange your final payment of £100.

Course content
As an aspiring 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.

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least three training sessions to gain hands-on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • The role of the assistant 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

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

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

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