Applications open for our Pool Plant Tutor Training Programme

Our tutors form an integral part of our pool plant programme and allow us to deliver engaging and motivating courses, filled with plenty of technical knowledge. This ensures our customers receive a quality experience are equipped to continue their learning at work through site-specific training and development.

The number of trainee tutors recruited into the programme each year varies and is driven by a range of factors, including current regional gaps.

This year we are recruiting up to 10 tutors across the UK.

The programme has four stages:

  1. Application Deadline: 13th March 2019
  2. Recruitment and selection: February – April 2019
  3. Interviews: 1st and 2nd April 2019
  4. Training: 21st and 22nd May 2019

Training will be held over two consecutive days with highly experienced Institute of Swimming tutors at SportPark, Loughborough and includes:

  • Induction to Institute of Swimming
  • Full course delivery and observation from one of our existing tutor workforce between June – November 2019. Please note that the observation will incur additional fees depending on the delivery pathway the trainee decides.

Successful applicants will be granted a place on the Pool Plant Tutor Training Programme for up to nine months. During this nine-month period, the trainee tutor must be signed off by the Institute of Swimming both for teaching and learning practices and technical knowledge.

The tutor needs to represent both the Institute of Swimming and themselves in a professional and positive manner and be willing to deliver courses nationwide depending on the needs of the Institute of Swimming.

Who is the training programme designed for?

Due to the intense nature of this training programme, those looking to enrol should ensure they are prepared by:

  • Having more than 5 years’ experience managing pool plants across a wide range of facilities
  • Ensuring you have knowledge of the technical demands of the programme
  • An appropriate teaching qualification (minimum of a Level 3 Award in Education & Training qualification – or equivalent)
  • Experience of delivering training within the leisure industry

Training Cost

The total course fee for the Pool Plant Tutor Training Programme is £300 and this will be requested following the offer of a place on the programme.

The final stage of the programme is full delivery of an Institute of Swimming Pool Plant course, options for how this is completed will be offered on Day 1 of the training course but please note this may incur fees of up to £700.

How to Apply

Please download the application form below. Once completed, email your application form to poolplant@swimming.org with the subject heading ‘Pool Plant Trainee Tutor Application’.

Application Form

Application Deadline: 13th March 2019