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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.
The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher the chance to receive training of the highest level whilst being matched with a potential employer.
The Institute of Swimming has partnered with Fin2Fit to deliver its Mono-Fin CPD teacher training. Qualified teachers will be able to deliver Mono-Fin Mermaid and Shark lessons and parties, as a new and exciting approach to keep children interested in swimming. Fin2Fit offers the UK’s only Swim England Accredited Mono-Fin classes, along with a Mermaid & Shark Award Scheme Programme for children, creating a new exit route for the Swim
The world of insurance can be confusing, especially if you are new to the sector. As a teacher or coach, you are providing a specialised service and could be held responsible for an injury to another person. In circumstances like these, it is essential that you have appropriate insurance protection. Without insurance, you will need to defend yourself, putting your personal wealth at risk. But what do the different insurance types mean and
We offer a series of pool plant courses that focus on the safe maintenance of swimming pools, spas and leisure water features; but which one is right for you? The big difference is whether you need to test the water or if you are responsible for the overall running of the plant room including maintaining and restoring water to ideal conditions Our 1-day Pool Plant Foundation Certificate provides you with the skills and knowledge to test
After successful junior careers in synchronised swimming, Gemma Hollas and Chloe Heaton began their coaching journey with the Institute of Swimming as they look to give back to the sport. The Halifax Synchronised Swimming Club pair sat down for a Q&A to document their road to coaching. When did you learn to swim? Gemma: I didn’t start swimming lessons straight away as I was four years old when I first got into a pool. My mother had
The TUI Group has joined forces with the Institute of Swimming for a second year to deliver Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training sessions for its Swimming Instructors, based overseas at 12 First Choice Holiday Villages. The First Choice Holiday Village Swimming Academies teach learn to swim group sessions and one to one classes in each of the holiday resorts, along with Rookie Lifeguard and Parent and Toddler Sessions. The
Swim England’s Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification has become the first to be endorsed by the new CIMSPA assistant swimming teacher standard. The Level 1 qualification is our most popular course and the entry point for tens of thousands of swimming assistants to make their first steps into the industry – with many progressing through Swim England’s Level 2 Teaching Swimming and continuous professional development