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 eLearning will give you an introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion, covering the approach to inclusion, use of appropriate language and the importance of adaption.
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.
The Institute of Swimming is excited to announce a fantastic collaboration with TUI Musement to promote water safety and bring the joy of swimming to children across the globe. This partnership is set to make a significant impact as TUI expands its horizons, and we are proud to be a part of this journey. Empowering Future Swimmers with TUI Musement The Institute of Swimming, along with TUI's Musement are committed to creating aquatic
Henry, a passionate Swimming Teacher whose journey has taken him to incredible places and allowed him to make a lasting impact on the lives of many. Meet Henry: From Volunteer to Accomplished Swimming Teacher. Henry's journey in the world of swimming teaching began as a lesson helper at a swim school in Leicester. "I really enjoyed working there and helping the kids in the lessons and the teachers thought I showed a lot of potential and that
Shabana, is a Community Wellbeing Manager, who has recently retrained to add swimming teacher to her skill set. She says: “I work promoting wellbeing out in my community and found there was a lot of women who had never learnt to swim due to cultural barriers. So many women told me they wanted to learn, but didn’t feel confident doing so. When I contacted my local leisure centre they told me that unfortunately didn’t have enough
Chloe shares her passion for swimming by training for her ideal student job. Chloe is currently studying for her A Levels in Sussex but her passion for swimming goes beyond just a hobby as she has completed her SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming teacher qualification. From an early age, Chloe’s parents wanted her to be safe in water ensuring that she learnt to swim and felt confident swimming. As Chloe grew older her connection with the pool
Life is all about pursuing passions and finding new avenues to make a positive impact. For Jessica Wilson, the journey to becoming a swimming teacher was a life-changing decision that combined her love for working with children and her passion for swimming. Jessica says: "I previously worked in Mental Health & Child Protection in schools and decided that I wanted to do something different whilst still working with children to support their
When passion and opportunity collide, the journey to a fulfilling career begins. Meet Kimberley, a mum of three, whose inspiring journey into the world of swimming teaching through the Institute of Swimming Academy is a testament to making the most of every opportunity. Discovering the Institute of Swimming Academy It all began when Kimberley stumbled upon an intriguing advert from the Institute of Swimming on social media. The call to make a