Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) - Blended Learning

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.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements of the course online through interactive activities and checks on learning, prior to the practical workshops.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone interested in starting a career in teaching swimming or wants to assist a swimming teacher. Blended courses are best suited to those with some prior experience of supporting swimming lessons.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities, online learning exercises and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least two 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

East Ham Leisure Centre

Address

324 Barking Road, London, E6 2RT

Region

London

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
6th September 2019
Number of Places
13 Remaining (Total: 14)
Tutor Name
Tony Swan
Closing Date
30th August 2019
Duration
Online Learning 5-8 hours,
Face to Face 2 Days
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
6th September 2019
End
17th September 2019
Venue
Online
Start
21st September 2019
End
21st September 2019
Venue
East Ham Leisure Centre
324 Barking Road,
London,
E6 2RT
Start
22nd September 2019
End
22nd September 2019
Venue
East Ham Leisure Centre
324 Barking Road,
London,
E6 2RT

Prerequisites

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

You must have one of the following qualifications:

none

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.

The booking must be made by the person attending the course, with their relevant personal details. Parents or colleagues cannot book courses for others.
If you want to book for another person please contact 01509 640 640.

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Price per place £375

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