Upcoming Volunteer Workshops

The Midlands Regions continuously strives to support clubs and volunteers offering as many online training and learning opportunities as possible. We have pulled together a suite of workshops that are available for you to book onto over the coming months.

Club Personnel Report Webinar

The webinar will cover:

  • Key things to consider
  • Club Administrator area – who can do what
  • Club Personnel Record – editing, adding and removing roles
  • Downloading of the Club Personnel Record and Report

This webinar is around 60 mins long dependent on questions, this will be a live run through of a test club’s OMS rather than a PowerPoint.

SwimMark Information Session

What the workshop will cover:

  • What is SwimMark
  • The Online Portal
  • 5 important elements
  • The Coach and Teacher Register
  • How to update the Club Personnel Report
  • Downloading an OMS report
  • Who needs a DBS & Safeguarding training
  • Useful tips
  • Any questions you may have

Team Manager Module 1

The Team Manager 1 Course is aimed at those who are starting out on their volunteering journey and focuses on single day competitions or camps where there is no overnight stay. It covers all aquatic disciplines and will be delivered via a two and a half hour webinar hosted on Zoom. Participants will be guided through the course content, be able to ask questions and get involved with the group text discussions. You must be 18+ to attend.

Time To Listen

Swim England has linked up with the NSPCC and is accredited to deliver the Time to Listen module, which is aimed at Club Welfare Officers. The Time to Listen programme provides the opportunity to acquire key knowledge necessary for the role and responsibilities of a CWO, to adopt a child-focused approach to safeguarding and to learn about the action/s which should be taken should any incident occur. You must have completed a Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshop to attend the workshop. You must be 18+ to attend.

Welfare Seminar

This is an exciting and brand new seminar that Swim England have recently launched; it’s designed for Welfare Officers and Club Chairs; to gain an understanding of the needs of the role of a Welfare Officer and to provide clarity when dealing with internal disputes and welfare matters within the club. Please note: the chairman is only eligible to attend alongside the clubs Welfare Officer.

For all of our workshops you must be a current member of Swim England.

All the workshops can be found on our flyer here

Swim England Safeguarding

Please see a list of the upcoming Swim England Safeguarding courses here

If you are unable to attend our any of our online workshops previously due to dates, times or the workshop being full. Please register your interest below and we will inform you via email when workshops become available https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/wshopinterest

For more information on our volunteer workshops, please email eastmidland@swimming.org