Support Teacher of School Swimming

This e-learning equips school staff/helpers with the skills to actively assist and support a more qualified teacher to deliver school swimming lessons.

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This online training gives you the knowledge and understanding to actively assist a qualified Teacher of School Swimming to deliver quality school swimming lessons.

Training format

E-Learning –  6 hours (approx)

Who is the course designed for?

This course is suitable for anyone working in a school environment including teachers and support staff, parents, and students involved in initial teacher training.

Course content

The course covers core aquatic skills and water safety, enabling you to support lessons in line with National Curriculum PE requirements.

Once qualified, you will be equipped to actively assist in the delivery of school swimming lessons to small groups of similar ability pupils.

The course covers how to:

  • Identify activities that will positively impact student learning
  • Engage with pupils, helping them to progress
  • Use aquatic activities to support and enhance learning in other areas of the PE National Curriculum.


You must be at least 18 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and you do not need any previous experience of teaching.