Builds on the Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, giving you the skills to independently deliver swimming lessons.Search courses
This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher. It builds on the Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.
Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements of the course online through interactive activities and checks on learning, prior to the practical workshops.
Anyone who has a Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification who wants to become a Swimming Teacher.
The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least six 30 minute swimming lessons to gain hands-on practical experience.
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Download a PDF of the full Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming specification.
This qualification has been endorsed by CIMSPA as meeting the requirements of the swimming teacher professional standard.
You must be at least 16 years of age and hold the Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant in Teaching or equivalent Swim England qualification certificated after 1994.
Becoming a swimming teacher in the UK you can look forward to an active and challenging role with great chances of employment. Many local pools are always on the lookout for new staff. It is also great for mums, dads, guardians and students as the hours are very flexible.
Average pay is around £13 an hour. For a full breakdown of average hourly rates see our salary checker.
For current employment openings, you can also look at our jobs section.