All our qulaifications and certificates have been adapted to ensure we continue to provide high-quality training in a safe learning environment.
Since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, we have adapted the way we deliver our programmes to make sure we continue to provide the best opportunities for you to start and develop your swimming career, in a safe environment.
Our courses have been split into two:
Develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an assistant swimming teacher.
Builds on the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, giving you the skills to independently deliver swimming lessons.
This combined course enables anyone with experience supporting swimming lessons to complete the theoretical elements of both SEQ Level 1 and Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualifications side by side through a series of interactive webinars.
This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher for babies and toddlers/pre-school children.
You can now start your Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo Assistant Coach courses online. We have split the theory and practical elements of all our Swim England coaching certificates into two courses.
This course will allow you to complete the theoretical elements of your Swim England Assistant Synchronised Swimming Coach certificate online through a series of live virtual classrooms delivered through ZOOM webinars.
You can now start your Swim England coaching course online. Each discipline builds on the relevant Swim England Assistant Coach certificate and is delivered through a series of webinars and interactive e-learning.
This course will allow you to complete the theoretical elements online, through interactive activities which will check your understanding as you work through the content. If your current certificate is about expire, you can also revalidate online.
With the majority of courses starting online through e-learning and live webinars, the Institute of Swimming is ensuring that trainee swimming teachers have all the tools and support they need to succeed. Those starting their SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming or Combined SEQ Level 1 and 2 programmes online, will now have free access to the Swim England Expected Standards Videos while they study the course theory. Both of these courses are
A ‘fantastic coaching’ programme that aims to equip coaches with the necessary skills and knowledge to take their career to the next level is set for one of its biggest years. The Swim England Senior Coach Programme is welcoming 46 learners onto the prestigious annual course. Applications for this year’s programme were opened in June by the Institute of Swimming and the Swim England Talent Team went through the applications before
Since the government announced the date for pools reopening, the Institute of Swimming has been busy arranging practical sessions for the 1,000 trainees who started their SEQ Level 1 or 2 swimming teacher courses online during the lockdown. While pools were closed, the Institute of Swimming adapted their courses and split the theory and practical elements so everyone had the opportunity to start their qualification online. This new format is
The Institute of Swimming is part of a fantastic new initiative launched by CIMSPA. ReTrain provides employers with fully-funded training, backed by The National Lottery through Sport England, enabling them to plug any skills gaps they have post lockdown. With a recent CIMSPA survey indicating that up to 6% of the activity workforce (30,000 people) are planning to leave the sector, ReTrain will be a vital resource to support employers by
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While pools were closed, the Institute of Swimming adapted their courses and split the theory and practical elements so everyone had the opportunity to start their swimming teaching qualification online. Since pools got the green light to open on the 25th of July, they have been working with their partners to set up practical sessions and assessments for their learners waiting to complete their Level 1 or 2 teaching swimming