Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an assistant swimming teacher. It will enable you to actively support a qualified swimming teacher in the delivery of a planned learn to swim session.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone interested in starting a career in teaching swimming or wants to assist a swimming teacher. You don’t need to have any prior experience of teaching swimming.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least two 30-minute swimming lessons to gain hands on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • The legal aspects of assisting in swimming lessons
  • The responsibilities of a Swimming Assistant
  • The swimming pathway, fundamental movement, core aquatic skills and component parts of strokes
  • Scientific principles of swimming
  • What makes up a lesson plan, equipment and communications skills
  • How to identify anxiety and use of motivational techniques
  • The type of assistance you can provide

Download the full Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant specification.

Location

Venue

Kingsmead Leisure Centre

Address

Kingsmead Road, Canterbury, CT2 7PH

Region

South East

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type Teaching Swimming
  • Training Format Face to Face

Further Details

Course Start Date
9th April 2019
Number of Places
14 Remaining (Total: 14)
Tutor Name
Rebecca Lippett
Closing Date
26th March 2019
Duration
4 days
Training Format
Face to Face

Itinerary

Start
9th April 2019
End
9th April 2019
Venue
Kingsmead Leisure Centre
Kingsmead Road,
Canterbury,
CT2 7PH
Start
10th April 2019
End
10th April 2019
Venue
Kingsmead Leisure Centre
Kingsmead Road,
Canterbury,
CT2 7PH
Start
11th April 2019
End
11th April 2019
Venue
Kingsmead Leisure Centre
Kingsmead Road,
Canterbury,
CT2 7PH
Start
12th April 2019
End
12th April 2019
Venue
Kingsmead Leisure Centre
Kingsmead Road,
Canterbury,
CT2 7PH

Prerequisites

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

Assessment Type

Practical, Workbook

Disclaimer

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

This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.

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Price per place £395

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