Contemporary Issues

This online module is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water who would like to become a British Swimming licensed official, or who would like to renew their license.

Completing this online module is a condition of licensing and covers:

  • Understanding the need to abide by the British Swimming/Swim England Code of Ethics.
  • Identifying procedures for safeguarding children.
  • Understanding the meaning and embracing equality and diversity.
  • Health and safety considerations.
  • Officiating pathways within each discipline.

This online CPD is for qualified technical officials and will take approximately 2 to 3 hours to complete.

You can start this online course as soon as you are booked on and it can be accessed multiple times before completion.

Please note: the certification time for this module is 6-8 weeks. If you are completing Contemporary Issues for the purpose of relicensing, these timescales should be taken into account.

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type General Skills
  • Training Format E-learning

Further Details

Course Start Date
31st December 2020
Number of Places
309 Remaining (Total: 1500)
Tutor Name
Online Learning
Closing Date
31st December 2020
2-3 Hours
Training Format


31st December 2020
1st January 2021


You must be at least 15 years of age at the start of the course.

Assessment Type

Online Test


Please ignore the course start date. You can begin this e-learning as soon as you are booked on.

Browser recommendations:
Currently we only support Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers on desktop, laptop, tablet and android devices.

IPhone/IPad users:
Please be aware that IPhone and IPad devices will not save any progress throughout your online learning - if you do not have access to any other devices but these, we would advise to note the section you last worked on and use the menu to navigate to this. When reaching the quiz at the end please take a screenshot of your results slide and send this to

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

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