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The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher the chance to receive part-funded training of the highest level whilst being matched with a potential employer.
We find that for most the gaining of a qualification is only the start of their swimming journey. The best teachers and coaches are always looking to add to their knowledge and develop their skills.
A new eLearning is now available for anyone involved with pool water testing or looking to refresh their knowledge. This eLearning covers everything from using a comparator, photometer and electronic meters to testing for free chlorine, total chlorine, and pH. With interactive activities and knowledge checks, this course provides a comprehensive and practical approach to pool water testing. This eLearning, which is approximately 3 hours in
Vicki, 53, retrained as a swimming teacher in 2020 after deciding to leave her long-term career as a Forensic Mental Health Nurse for the NHS. The Institute of Swimming has caught up with Vicki to see how she is finding being a swimming teacher after training through the Institute of Swimming Recruitment Academy. Vicki says: “Swimming is my happy place. When I need to escape I always head to the water. I was
Fern Sneddon, 16, is an award-winning member of Tunbridge Wells’ RTW Monson Swimming Club. She has been selected by the Swim England Development Programme, a talent pathway to support and enhance the development of athletes for the Olympics and Paralympics. Fern is also currently on the Youth Performance Programme. Fern’s ambition is to compete at both the 2024 and the 2028 Paralympics. Fern has hypochondroplasia, also known as dwarfism,
Catherine, 18, has been announced as the Youth Volunteer of the Year at the Swim England National Awards. Catherine, originally from Leighton Buzzard, shares with us her volunteering journey and how her love of swimming has made a profound difference to her life. Catherine says: “Swimming has been such an important and constant in my life. I started learning to swim when I was three and joined the swimming club, Linslade
Summarising all the skills you have in a UCAS personal statement or university interview can be a struggle, especially in the 4,000-character limit! We’ve shared a few helpful ideas and suggestions for you to think about including on your application, because, as a swimming teacher, there are so many transferable skills you’ve developed that can wow the University Admissions Tutors and land you a place on your dream course. Daniel
Peter, 56, from Hastings, is working towards his Level Two Swimming Teacher Qualification. Here he talks about his love of swimming and how he will be using his swimming teaching earnings to support his other freelance income. Peter says: “I’ve always loved to swim. I used to work in an architect’s office and every lunch time I would take myself to my local pool. I found that swimming compensated for being bent over a desk