All our qualifications 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.
Produced collaboratively with the swimming sector, to develop leadership skills, support business needs, improve the customer experience and maximise pool performance.
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 Artistic Swimming Coach certificate online through a series of live virtual classrooms delivered through ZOOM webinars.
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.
The Institute of Swimming has launched a new eLearning opportunity for 14 to 16 year olds who are thinking about a career in teaching swimming or looking for volunteering and training opportunities as part of their Duke of Edinburgh award or Swim England Youth Volunteering programme. The Swimming Lesson Helper eLearning training is an ideal opportunity to develop a pathway into aquatics and a career in sports in general and will look
Bronwen, 69, has worked as a part time swimming teacher at Mytime’s The Spa at Beckenham for the last three and a half years. Here she explains how she rediscovered her love of swimming, and balances her swimming teaching job alongside a city corporate role. Bronwen says: “When I was young, I used to love to swim and would participate in as many galas as I could. However, regrettably that all stopped when real life got in the way. Work,
Bethany, 21, is mid-way through her SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification. Here she explains how being a swimming teaching assistant has helped with her studies and how she will be using her Level Two Qualification to continue her formal education. Bethany says: “I’ve always loved swimming and as a child I was given ‘free’ swimming lessons from trainee swimming teachers whilst they were studying for their qualifications. I
We have a series of Tutor Tips to help you ace your lesson delivery and swimmer development. Here are the first instalments from our outstanding Programme Leader and Swim England Tutor - Stuart! If you would like to see more tutor tips follow us on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. Help swimmers kick with a straight leg in backstroke Those learning to swim often start with a bent knee rather than straight legs as they are so used to
Two exciting and comprehensive membership packages available to coaches across all aquatic disciplines have been launched by Swim England. The Coach and Coach Plus Memberships are backed by the Institute of Swimming and will give almost 6,000 registered coaches the essential support and protection they need while helping them develop with additional training opportunities. It is the first coach-specific membership offer to be developed by
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