Supporting resettled Ukrainian swimming teachersApply
The re-training opportunity, which is supported by our operator partners and Swim England Qualifications (SEQ), will allow Ukrainian swimming teachers to achieve their SEQ Level 1 and Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualifications and work in our sector.
Ukrainian swimming qualifications are not recognised in England so we are supporting those looking to teach swimming in the UK through their SEQ qualifications and providing a year’s complimentary membership. This will allow swimming teachers, who may have left Ukraine without their qualification details or sufficient finances to fund their own training, to be brought up to speed with our swimmer pathway and the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme.
Applications need to be made before starting your training. This is so we can access your current swimming teacher knowledge and English language skills.
Once your application is checked we will liaise with you and the pool operators in your area. If one of our partners is located close to you we will work together to secure your sponsorship and employment. At this stage, we will let you know if we can progress with your training and the pool where you will be employed.
The specifics of your employment will change depending on the partner you are located closest to. You will receive all the relevant information before starting your training so you can decide if you wish to continue.
To become a Swimming Teacher in England there are two SEQ qualifications for you to gain:
We will send you a voucher so you can book onto your nearest SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) course and once qualified will work with you and your employer to decide when are ready to complete your SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification. Once you have completed your SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant course you will receive your membership.
This training offer includes employment through our operator partners. The specifics of this may change depending on the partner you are located closest to. You will receive all the relevant information before starting your training and committing to the programme.
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