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 four 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

Walthamstow Hall

Address

Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks, TN13 3UL

Region

South East

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
21st October 2019
Number of Places
5 Remaining (Total: 16)
Tutor Name
Maggie Crowe
Closing Date
16th October 2019
Duration
4 days
Training Format
Face to Face

Itinerary

Start
21st October 2019
End
21st October 2019
Venue
Walthamstow Hall
Holly Bush Lane,
Sevenoaks,
TN13 3UL
Start
22nd October 2019
End
22nd October 2019
Venue
Walthamstow Hall
Holly Bush Lane,
Sevenoaks,
TN13 3UL
Start
23rd October 2019
End
23rd October 2019
Venue
Walthamstow Hall
Holly Bush Lane,
Sevenoaks,
TN13 3UL
Start
24th October 2019
End
24th October 2019
Venue
Walthamstow Hall
Holly Bush Lane,
Sevenoaks,
TN13 3UL

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.

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

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Price per place £395

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