Initial Assessment for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Swim England Swimming Coach

RPL is an assessment only route you can take to become a Swim England Swimming Coach if you already possess the skills and knowledge needed.

This initial assessment should be completed prior to booking on to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Swim England Swimming Coach course. Once you book on to this initial assessment you will be given access to your online workbook. This will include a set of questions which you need to complete by the course end date below.

If you pass the initial assessment you will be able to book on to the full RPL course. You will be asked to provide relevant and sufficient evidence that you meet the criteria laid out in the certificate specification. Those who decide to join RPL are given 6 weeks to gather their evidence and upload it to their workspace.

Certificate specification

Download the full Swim England Swimming Coach specification.

Who is RPL designed for?

Anyone who already has experience of coaching swimming and can provide evidence of meeting the certificate specification without tutor support or learning resources.





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Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
15th April 2019
Number of Places
93 Remaining (Total: 100)
Tutor Name
Online Learning
Closing Date
15th April 2019
1 Week
Training Format


15th April 2019
26th April 2019


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

You must have one of the following qualifications:

You will have experience of working as a swimming coach and must have a good level of English, with both written and verbal communication skills.

If you are unsure if your qualification meets the pre-requisites, please check with the Institute of Swimming on 01509 640640.

Assessment Type



You will not be entitled to a refund if this is not the correct programme for you. Please read the course details carefully and refer to the terms and conditions found below.
If you have any questions prior to booking, contact us at [email protected].

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

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Price per place £20

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