RPL is an assessment only route you can take to gain a Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) and Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification if you already possess the skills and knowledge needed.
Prior to booking on to this programme you will need to complete an initial assessment . If you successfully pass this stage you will then be able to book your place.
You will be asked to provide relevant and sufficient evidence that you meet the criteria laid out in both qualification specifications. Those who decide to join RPL are given 4 weeks to gather their evidence and upload it to their workspace; this will include videoing yourself teaching participants so please make sure you have their permission beforehand.
Download the full Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) specification.
Download the full Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming specification.
Who is RPL designed for?
Anyone who already has experience of assisting and teaching swimming lessons using the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme and can provide evidence of meeting both qualification specifications above without tutor support or learning resources.
Start15th November 2019
End13th December 2019
You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.
You must have one of the following qualifications:
Prior to booking on this programme, you will need to complete and pass an initial assessment.
You will have experience of working as an assistant swimming teacher and swimming teacher and must have a good level of English, with both written and verbal communication skills.
Practical, Online Workbook
As part of your assessment, you must be able to provide video footage of yourself teaching and assisting a swimming teacher. Please make sure you have permission to film before booking. You will need to upload all your evidence within 4 weeks and gaining permission from facilities and participant can cause delays.
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, please contact us at RPL@swimming.org.
Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.