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If your company is paying for an employee’s course you can do this through a company account.
You can purchase a voucher by logging into your company’s profile on the Institute of Swimming website. You can then assign the voucher to your employee so they can use this as payment. To set your company up on the website, create a personal account online at swimming.org/ios then complete the company activation form. Your company will be notified by email once this is ready to use.
The Institute of Swimming has launched a new eLearning opportunity for young people aged 14 and upwards, 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
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
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
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
In 2020 we changed our course structure so that everyone who wanted to become a swimming teacher could start their training. We split our courses into theoretical and practical parts, with the theory taking place through interactive zoom webinars and e-learning. Completing theoretical training online has had a positive impact on many. It has allowed people to fit courses around their lifestyle and allowed us to better cater to individual
Tom, is currently undertaking a PhD in Drowning Prevention and Applied Environmental Physiology at Leeds Trinity University. He also works part time as a swimming teacher for Trafford Leisure. Tom explains how drowning prevention has become his mission and his passion... He says: “I have always been a competent swimmer and briefly swam for my school team. Some years later I became aware that I was not able to float well due to