Contemporary Issues

This online learning is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water.

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This online module is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water who would like to become a British Swimming licensed official, or who would like to renew their license.

Completing this online module is a condition of licensing and covers:

  • Understanding the need to abide by the British Swimming/Swim England Code of Ethics.
  • Identifying procedures for safeguarding children.
  • Understanding the meaning and embracing equality and diversity.
  • Health and safety considerations.
  • Officiating pathways within each discipline.
  • This online CPD is for qualified technical officials and will take approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete.

You can start this online course as soon as you are booked on and it can be accessed multiple times before completion.

Please note: the certification time for this module is 6-8 weeks. If you are completing Contemporary Issues for the purpose of relicensing, these timescales should be taken into account.