The wellbeing of our swimming community is our priority and we want to provide free opportunities for you to focus on your self-development. Below are online learning resources which are all free.
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This free interactive online resource provides swimming teachers with guidance on how to use mobile devices safely and effectively.
This free interactive online resource gives an introduction to School Swimming and Water Safety, including guidance on training, standards and a summary of the core aquatic and safe self-rescue skills.
This free online resource has been created with Swim England to give everyone involved in clubs a basic overview of child safeguarding.
This free interactive online resource provides support and guidance for officials refereeing small or locally-run competitions.
This free online resource will give you an introduction to disability swimming. It covers best practice and how to support the inclusion of disabled people in swimming lessons and clubs. Completion is a requirement for clubs to achieve SwimMark.
This free online resource is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water.
This free online resource will give you an introduction to para-swimming. Ideal for coaches working with para-swimmers this e-learning resource will increase your awareness of para-swimming and how you can support it as a coach.
Katrice shares with us her swimming journey and the efforts she is taking to make swimming more inclusive and diverse. Katrice Rodrigues, 40, works for the Institute of Swimming as a Swim England Tutor, training new swimming teachers up and down the country. Here, Katrice shares with us her swimming journey and the efforts she is taking to make swimming more inclusive and diverse. Katrice says: “Swimming has always been part of my life. I
Lucy, 48, has been a swimming teacher for the last 12 years, owning her own swim school, The Grange Farm Swim School. Lucy explains how her love of swimming helped develop her business after a career change. Lucy has always been involved in swimming; as a teenager she was a competitive club swimmer, winning awards for her county and nationally. She went on to swim for the University of Nottingham. On graduating, Lucy worked as an investment
Swim England’s chief executive has urged people to reflect on how happy their career makes them as new research reveals that teaching swimming is one of the nation’s most rewarding and fulfilling careers. The national governing body has joined forces with leisure operators to showcase the benefits of becoming a swimming teacher, as part of a major recruitment drive to combat national shortages that mean children are missing out on
Looking for the perfect part time student job - have you considered teaching swimming? Looking for a well-paid, flexible, part time job to help support your lifestyle whilst at college or University, with no late nights or drunk customers? Teaching swimming offers all of this and you don’t even have to be a great swimmer! The Institute of Swimming is actively looking for students to become swimming teachers in a bid to solve the national
Mark Burns, 49, is a stay-at-home dad who was working part-time in a call centre before undertaking his SEQ Level 1 and 2 Swimming Teacher training through one of our Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academies. He recently won a year's free training and membership with the Institute of Swimming, after entering a ‘why teach swimming’ competition, sharing his story to inspire others to take up the profession. Making a change Mark says: “I am
Ukrainian swimming teachers who have been forced to flee the invasion are being offered the chance to gain a world-renowned qualification free of charge. The Institute of Swimming and Swim England Charity have launched a two-part initiative to help resettle those who have arrived in the UK as part of the Homes for Ukraine and Ukraine Family Sponsorship scheme. A bespoke training offer will allow Ukrainian swimming teachers to gain their Swim