We have a number of e-learning courses to support officials and volunteers.
This online learning is the first step to achieving Judge 1 status for swimming technical officiating. You must be at least 15 years of age at the start of the course.
This course is for club members and volunteers who want to help their club deliver events, by becoming a timekeeper.
This online learning is the first step to achieving Judge 1 status for swimming technical officiating and designed for anyone already qualified as a Time Keeper.
This free online learning provides support and guidance for officials refereeing small or locally-run competitions.
This online learning is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water.
This workshop will raise your awareness of signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.
Institute of Swimming, in collaboration with Active Apprentice and Vision West Nottinghamshire College, launched a brand new initiative to allow over 19s the opportunity to get a head start on becoming a swimming teacher. This new partnership offers to help fund part of the cost of training to become a swimming teacher. The funding, which is open to over 19s based in England and not currently in full-time education, covers the cost of the
This interactive online CPD (continual professional development), Introduction to Deaf Awareness and using British Sign Language in Aquatics from the Institute of Swimming, aims to help swimming teachers and coaches improve and adapt their sessions to better accommodate deaf and hard of hearing people in the aquatic environment. This course is delivered via webinar, it lasts 3.5 hours and is led by Swim England tutor and Level 2 swimming
The world of insurance can be confusing, especially if you are new to the sector. As a teacher or coach, you are providing a specialised service and could be held responsible for an injury to another person. In circumstances like these, it is essential that you have appropriate insurance protection. Without insurance, you will need to defend yourself, putting your personal wealth at risk. Becoming a member of the Institute of Swimming can
Swim England caught up with Martin Wilson last month to discuss his family’s passion for swimming, how they have coped with pool closures, and training with the Institute of Swimming through the pandemic. To say that the Wilson family enjoy swimming would be a huge understatement. Their involvement started from their daughter, Katie’s first baby water confidence session, and since then they have all been involved in the swimming community
We've created some fun and games to entertain the whole family. These games add a swimming spin to some classics and can help you get active with a family-friendly workout! What Am I? This game is played in teams and the aim is to guess what is written on the card your teammate picks up. Split into teams of two people+, if you are a group of two or three, this game can be played individually with all players allowed to guess. Teams take it
As part of ReTrain, CIMSPA's £1.5m initiative designed to retool the sport and physical activity workforce (funded by The National Lottery through Sport England), The Institute of Swimming have already supported over 100 people to start a new career as a swimming teacher. The training initiative that launched in September has been extremely popular with over two-thirds of training requests being for aquatic roles, such as assistant swimming