Builds on the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, giving you the skills to independently deliver swimming lessons.Search courses
The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher. It builds on the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.
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Download a PDF of the full SEQ 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 SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification or equivalent Swim England/ASA qualification.
There are three different ways to complete your SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification:
This will be delivered at a venue with a tutor at the site. The course theory takes place in a seminar room, you will then go to the pool for your practical work, lesson delivery and assessment.
This course will start online through interactive e-learning which you do in your own time. Once you get to the venue, there is some theory content to cover in a seminar room before your practical work, lesson delivery and assessment pool-side.
This course allows you to make the most of learning online and will cover the course theory through interactive e-learning and live zoom webinars. E-learning allows you to work through the content at your own pace while the zoom webinars will be with the rest of your course cohort and from the comfort of your own home. Once you get to the venue, you’ll have pool-based practical work, lesson delivery and assessment to complete.
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMPSA), has awarded the Institute of Swimming ‘Enhancing’ in its education partner quality assurance review, recognising great practice and high-quality provision. By choosing the Institute of Swimming, you can be assured that the training is outstanding and will support your work and your career.
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.
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