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 and are equipped to continue their learning at work through site-specific training and development.

This year we are recruiting to add to our nationwide tutor team.

The programme stages are:

  • Application Deadline: 18 Feb 2020
  • Interviews including 15min micro-teach: 28 Feb 2020
  • Training: 18 & 19 March 2020 – held with experienced Institute of Swimming tutors at SportPark, Loughborough.
  • Attachment: Between May and November 2020, trainee tutors will deliver a full course with 100% observation, from one of our existing tutors.

Successful applicants will be invited on to the Pool Plant Tutor Training Programme for up to ten months. During these ten months, the trainee tutor must be signed off by the Institute of Swimming both for their teaching and learning practices and technical delivery to the required standard.

The tutor needs to represent both the Institute of Swimming and themselves professionally and positively and be open to delivering 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, applicants should have:

  • More than 5 years’ experience managing pool plants across a wide range of facilities
  • High-level knowledge of the technical content and 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

Please download the person specification for further details.

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 can be completed will be discussed on Day 1 of the training course.

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: 18 Feb 2020