Swim England Swimming Coach - Blended Learning

This course builds on the Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach certificate, developing your knowledge, skills and abilities ahead of becoming an independent Swimming Coach.

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 has a Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach certificate who wants to become an Independent Swimming Coach.

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

  • 6 x Zoom webinars - During these sessions, the tutor will cover the theory topics and assessment materials with you.
  • You will be required to complete eLearning and assessment work alongside the Zoom sessions, your tutor will set this for you during these sessions.
  • Practical assessment sessions at the pool – these will consist of a meet and greet, planning and preparation, session delivery, peer observations and feedback. You will then also need to complete evaluations and an action plan.
  • Post course planning - following on from the completion of your practical element you will be required to complete and submit a number of assessment tasks these include; Profiles for 6 swimmers, 2 microcycles, 6 session plans, 6 evaluations and a summative reflection.

Course content

You will learn about:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a Swimming Coach
  • The structure and governance in aquatics
  • The Optimal Coach Development Framework (OCDF) ad Optimal Athlete Development Framework (OADF)
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Competitive swimming skills and technical rules and regulations
  • The use of swimming equipment
  • Types of training used to develop swimmers
  • Planning, delivery and evaluation of a series of sessions
  • Effective management in training and competition
  • Race analysis and modeling
  • Communication skills within the swimming coaching environment
  • Motivational techniques
  • Evaluating swimmer progress
  • Planning for professional development

Location

Venue

Hindley Leisure Centre

Address

Hindley Leisure Centre, Mornington Road, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 4LG

Region

North West

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
2nd July 2024
Number of Places
10 Remaining (Total: 12)
Tutor Name
Janet Slack
Closing Date
18th June 2024
Duration
6 x Zoom sessions
2 x Practical sessions
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
2nd July 2024
End
2nd July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
4th July 2024
End
4th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
12th July 2024
End
12th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
16th July 2024
End
16th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
18th July 2024
End
18th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
21st July 2024
End
21st July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
30th July 2024
End
30th July 2024
Venue
Howe Bridge Leisure Centre
Eckersley Fold Lane,
Leigh Road,
Atherton,
M46 0PJ
Start
3rd August 2024
End
3rd August 2024
Venue
Hindley Leisure Centre
Hindley Leisure Centre, Mornington Road,
Hindley,
Wigan,
WN2 4LG

Prerequisites

You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

You must have one of the following qualifications:

ASA Level 1 Coaching Swimming or equivalent post 1994
If you are unsure if your qualification meets the pre-requisites, please check with the Institute of Swimming on 01509 640640

Assessment Type

Practical, Workbook, Post Course Assignment

Disclaimer

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date. 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.

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

Book this course

Price per place £660

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