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Swim England Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming – Goldenstones Leisure Centre

This course covers the skills needed to effectively plan, deliver, and evaluate a series of open water training sessions.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who is a Swim England Coach, Swimming Teacher or Triathlon Coach and who wants to become an independent open water coach.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities, and practical learning, both poolside and in an open water environment.
You will learn about:

  • Principles of swimming in open water
  • Safe and effective planning and preparation for open water swimming
  • Innovative delivery of open water swimming sessions
How to Enrol:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 17 years of age at the start of the course.

– Swim England Swimming Coach Certificate (or equivalent)
– 1st 4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon (QCF)
– Swim England Level 2 Teaching & have experience of swimming in an open water environment



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640


Goldenstones Leisure Centre
Brunswick Street
BA20 1QZ