We have a number of free online resources and CPDs to help you develop your knowledge and skills as a swimming teacher.
Interactive online resource providing swimming teachers with guidance on how to use mobile devices safely and effectively.
How to ensure that deaf and hard of hearing young people are fully supported in accessing swimming lessons and training sessions.
This free online learning will help you understand visual impairments and how to support and include those with a visual impairment in swimming activities.
Swim England Qualifications have launched their new Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification. Developed to help babies and toddlers discover their love of swimming, the new qualification will enable swimming teachers to make baby’s first experiences of the water special and fun. The practical qualification will give teachers the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan and teach baby and toddler swimming
Looking for a job with flexibility, good pay and job satisfaction? Here’s one you may not have thought of… Finding the right part-time job is tough. How do you find something flexible that will comfortably fit in around your studies? And what about the pay – does anyone offer more than minimum wage? While there aren’t many jobs that do, there is one job that tops the list in terms of flexibility, pay and satisfaction. Curious to find
The Institute of Swimming has launched a new Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy in a bid to solve a nationwide demand for swimming teachers. The Academy, which follows successful pilots with Everyone Active, Trafford Leisure and 1Life, will give those starting a career as a swimming teacher – or those looking for a change of profession – the chance to receive training of the highest level at a fraction of the usual cost, whilst being
Commonwealth Silver Medalist and future Olympic swimmer, Jacob Peters, 18, is already taking steps to protect his career when he retires from competitive swimming, training to be a swimming teacher with the Institute of Swimming. The world-class athlete, who competes internationally for Team England, made his debut appearance at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, winning a silver medal in the four x 100m relay medley, and competing in three
There are around 400,000 people who could be missing out of swimming lessons due to swimming teachers shortages. We want to solve this by offering part funded courses as part of our Teacher Training Academy. Rebecca Cox, Institute of Swimming’s managing director, said: “Teaching swimming is very rewarding but the cost of qualifying can hold people back. There is a demand for new swimming teachers across the country, which means
This year the Institute of Swimming has joined the Swim England Learn to Swim team to provide free workshops as part of their Roadshow. Swim England’s Swim School Roadshows’ are free regional events for swim schools, teachers and operators delivering the Learn to Swim Programme and school swimming. These convenient half-day events take place in a number of locations across the country and are a great opportunity to meet key individuals