Builds on the SEQ 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 SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.
This course is split into two halves:
The specialist e-learning is split into bite-sized pieces, so you don’t have to do it all in one go. This will mean you can work through the course online at home, at your own pace.
You will be supported through your e-learning with four webinars. These will be led by your tutor and you will be joined by others who have also begun training.
The first webinar will help you kick-off your studies then you will have your second and third webinar around two weeks into your online learning where you will cover more of the course content. This will also give you an opportunity to ask any questions you might have and share your experience of the course so far. There will be a final webinar once you have finished your online learning.
During this time you will also be able to contact your course tutor via email. Your tutor will be using Google classroom to support your lesson planning and learning, so you will need to create a google account. You will be guided through this in your first webinar.Search our Theory courses
Once you have completed your theoretical training you will then be able to book on to your practical session which will include more course content and your practical assessment at the pool.
Due to current Covid-19 guidelines and to ensure everyone’s safety, we will be keeping the amount of time you spend at the pool to a minimum so these practical sessions will consist of:
We run courses at leisure centres across England so you can be assured you will never have to travel far to complete your qualification.Search our Practical Sessions
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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 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.