Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach - Club Offer - Blended Learning

As an aspiring coach, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a swimming coach in the delivery of a planned training session.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements of the course online through interactive activities and a series of Zoom sessions on the dates below, prior to the practical workshops. The online learning and completion of assessments should take you are approximately 12-15 hours to complete.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who wants to take the first step to become a swimming coach or interested in supporting a coach in a club environment.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least three training sessions, coaching swimmers at county standard and above, to gain hands on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • The role of the assistant coach
  • Importance of positive coaching behaviour
  • Physical literacy in swimming
  • Competitive swimming skills
  • Para swimming
  • Types of training used to develop swimmers
  • How to deliver pre-planned coaching sessions
  • How to carry out reflective practices of your coaching

The following weekends have also been held in case the September practical sessions can't run due to the current pandemic. 9th/10th/11th October or 13th/14th/15th November 2020

Location

Venue

The Oval Leisure Centre

Address

The Oval Leisure Centre, Old Chester Road, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 7LF

Region

North West

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
5th June 2020
Number of Places
3 Remaining (Total: 16)
Tutor Name
Wendy McNeil
Closing Date
3rd June 2020
Duration
Online Learning 14-15 Hours
Face to Face 9 hours over 3 Days
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
5th June 2020
End
5th June 2020
Venue
Online
Start
26th June 2020
End
26th June 2020
Venue
Online
Start
30th June 2020
End
30th June 2020
Venue
Online
Start
11th September 2020
End
11th September 2020
Venue
The Oval Leisure Centre
The Oval Leisure Centre, Old Chester Road,
Bebington,
Wirral,
CH63 7LF
Start
12th September 2020
End
12th September 2020
Venue
The Oval Leisure Centre
The Oval Leisure Centre, Old Chester Road,
Bebington,
Wirral,
CH63 7LF
Start
13th September 2020
End
13th September 2020
Venue
The Oval Leisure Centre
The Oval Leisure Centre, Old Chester Road,
Bebington,
Wirral,
CH63 7LF

Prerequisites

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

Assessment Type

Online Test, 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.

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

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Price per place £200

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