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.
  • 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.
  • You will be required to complete eLearning and written assessment work alongside the Zoom and practical sessions, your tutor will set this for you during these sessions.

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

Maidstone Leisure Centre

Address

Willow Way, Maidstone, ME15 7RN

Region

South East

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
20th May 2025
Number of Places
12 Remaining (Total: 12)
Tutor Name
Ronald Philpot
Closing Date
6th May 2025
Duration
7 x Zoom sessions
2 x Practical sessions
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
20th May 2025
End
20th May 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
21st May 2025
End
21st May 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
27th May 2025
End
27th May 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
3rd June 2025
End
3rd June 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
8th June 2025
End
8th June 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
10th June 2025
End
10th June 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
17th June 2025
End
17th June 2025
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
20th June 2025
End
20th June 2025
Venue
Maidstone Leisure Centre
Willow Way,
Maidstone,
ME15 7RN
Start
22nd June 2025
End
22nd June 2025
Venue
Maidstone Leisure Centre
Willow Way,
Maidstone,
ME15 7RN

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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