Welcome to the Institute of Swimming

If you’re looking for the best swimming teaching, coaching and skills development, you’re in the right place with the Institute of Swimming.

We’re the largest provider of Swim England courses and swimming qualifications, and we’re here to support your career progression.

Learning to suit you

Our courses come in a variety of dynamic and bespoke delivery models including blended learning, where theory can be studied online at a time and place to suit you. This reduces the number of face to face days you need to attend; taking less time away from home or work.

High quality education

We are here for the good of the sport and want to produce the best swimming teachers and coaches possible. In order to achieve this we work hard to put the best tutors and learning resources in place to help you succeed.

A unique presence in swimming

We work in conjunction with the national governing body for swimming, Swim England, so all proceeds are invested back into developing our swimming talent and improving the health of the nation.

Our partners

We work with the leading Awarding Bodies and operators to maintain high levels of tutor training and teaching techniques. These include

  1. Swim England Qualifications
  2. IQL UK
  3. Active IQ