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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.
Help and support so you can develop your capabilities as an aquatics professional
We work with Swim England to tackle inactivity and improve the health of the nation through swimming.
A new safeguarding refresher eLearning has been launched by the Institute of Swimming and will enable swimming teachers and coaches to update their knowledge. The Swim England Safeguarding Refresher with Mental Health and Self-harm module is open to anyone who has completed the Swim England Child Safeguarding CPD within the last 3 years. Allowing certificate holder to keep their training and knowledge up-to-date. It gives an overview of
Become an Open Water Swimming Coach! Open-water swimming has become increasingly popular in recent years and many individuals are looking to become open-water swimming coaches. Becoming an open water swimming coach provides a unique opportunity to share your love of swimming and help others improve their skills and overall health. The Swim England Coaching Open Water Swimming is designed specifically for Swim England Swimming Coaches and
Are you looking for ways to reduce energy usage and help manage the rising costs of your pool? Well, you're in luck! OLM Consulting has created an energy-saving plan to help you out. With the current climate and increasing pressure on the leisure industry, we understand how important it is to cut back on costs. We can't do much about energy costs, but we can try to help you limit the amount used. The first step in their plan is to
Swim England estimated the nationwide shortage of swimming teachers stood at 6,200 at the start of 2022, with demand for swimming lessons still increasing. But the Institute of Swimming is tackling the problem head on and, despite the pandemic, in the last three years has recruited almost 500 swimming teachers to the sector. The Institute of Swimming’s Recruitment Academy programme has revolutionised the way swimming teachers join the
Katrice, 40, has always been involved with swimming, from learning to swim as a child and then swimming competitively at her local club. Katrice started to help the coaches at her swimming club when she was 14 and went on to get her SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification when she was 16 and later on her SEQ Level 2. Her club actively encouraged her to do the qualifications as it would help to fund her further studies and
Habiba became a swimming teacher by chance. It wasn’t something she had been thinking of or planning, but she’s very pleased she did. Habiba says: “I started taking some swimming lessons as an adult to improve my stroke and technique, and slowly but surely I realised how much I enjoyed being in the water. It was my own swimming teacher that suggested I should think about training to become a swimming teacher. I was pregnant whilst