Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach - Blended Learning

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an Assistant Swimming Coach. This course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a Swimming Coach in the delivery of a planned training session.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete eLearning, theoretical elements through a series of Zoom sessions, followed by assessment tasks and the practical delivery of coaching sessions.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who wants to take the first step to become a Swimming Coach or interested in supporting a Swimming Coach in a club environment.

Course payment

If you are eligible to receive the Swim England Member Offer please refer to the Coaching Course Booking Process. If you book onto the course and discover you are eligible for the offer, we will be unable to provide you with a refund.

Course delivery format

  • eLearning - you will be given access to this on the start date listed below. This must be completed 72 hours prior to attending your first Zoom session. The estimated time to complete this is 12-15 hrs.
  • 3 x Zoom webinars - During these sessions, the tutor will cover the remainder of your theory topics, a venue orientation and planning for your practical sessions.
  • Practical assessment sessions at the pool – this will consist of a meet and greet, preparation, assisting at least two 1 hour sessions, evaluation and feedback. Please ensure you are available for all practical dates listed below.
  • As part of your practical sessions you will have written assignments to complete prior to your feedback session.

    Course content

    You will learn about:

    • The role of the assistant coach
    • The structure and governance in aquatics
    • The Optimal Coach Development Framework (OCDF) ad Optimal Athlete Development Framework (OADF)
    • Basics of anatomy and physiology
    • Competitive swimming skills and technical rules
    • Swimming equipment
    • Date collection
    • Types of training used to develop swimmers
    • How to deliver pre-planned coaching sessions
    • How to carry out reflective practices of your coaching

Location

Venue

Tadcaster Community Swimming Pool

Address

32 Westgate, Tadcaster, LS24 9AB

Region

North East

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type Coaching Swimming
  • Training Format Blended

Further Details

Course Start Date
17th June 2024
Number of Places
0 Remaining (Total: 16)
Tutor Name
Wendy McNeil
Closing Date
13th June 2024
Duration
Online learning
3 x Zoom sessions
2 x Practical sessions
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
17th June 2024
End
28th June 2024
Venue
Online
Start
1st July 2024
End
1st July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
8th July 2024
End
8th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
10th July 2024
End
10th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
12th July 2024
End
12th July 2024
Venue
Tadcaster Community Swimming Pool
32 Westgate,
Tadcaster,
LS24 9AB
Start
13th July 2024
End
13th July 2024
Venue
Tadcaster Community Swimming Pool
32 Westgate,
Tadcaster,
LS24 9AB

Prerequisites

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Assessment Type

Online Test, Practical, Workbook

Disclaimer

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date. Learners must attend all of the sessions listed, unless you are advised otherwise by your course tutor.

This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.

Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.

You have 12 months from the start date of the course to complete this full qualification.

Further Learning

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Price per place £375

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