Teacher of School Swimming

Allows school staff/helpers to plan and evaluate session plans in line with the national curriculum.

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Once qualified, you will be equipped with the skills to plan and evaluate a school swimming programme.

Training format

Face to Face – 2 days
Blended Learning – 8 hours of online learning followed by 1 day face to face.

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 where you will get the opportunity to deliver a session.

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Who is the course designed for?

This training programme has been specially developed to help school teachers, HLTA, volunteers in a school and PGCE students gain the right skills and knowledge to deliver quality school swimming lessons to meet national curriculum requirements.

Course content

This programme will help you to understand:

  • How to Identify activities that will positively impact students learning
  • Engage with pupils, helping them to progress
  • Key Stages 1 and 2 programmes of study
  • Health and safety considerations of organising and delivering a school swimming programme
  • How swimming and water safety can be delivered to meet school swimming outcomes


You must be at least 18 years of age.