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Institute of Swimming partner with Places Leisure to help solve the shortage of Swimming Teachers. The Institute of Swimming have launched a brand new nationwide Recruitment Academy with Places Leisure in a bid to help solve the shortage of swimming teachers. The UK is currently facing a shortage of around 8,000 swimming teachers meaning 600,000 people are currently missing out on swimming lessons. The Recruitment Academy serves as one of
Swim England has launched an innovative project to help develop aquatics businesses – increasing the opportunity for people to learn to swim and enjoy swimming. Institute of Swimming will deliver training and development for the Business Solutions initiative which aims to help leisure providers create sustainable solutions to aquatic business development by using industry-leading insight, experience and best practise knowledge. The
From nurse to swimming teacher: Vicki shares her experience of training to become a swimming teacher with the Recruitment Academy. It was early 2020 (pre-pandemic) when Vicki Watson noticed an ad on Facebook for the Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy, it intrigued her, so she clicked through to find out more... She was initially attracted by the price, as it gives aspiring swimming teachers the chance to receive high-quality training
Institute of Swimming, in collaboration with Active Apprentice and Vision West Nottinghamshire College, launched a brand new initiative to allow over 19s the opportunity to get a head start on becoming a swimming teacher. This new partnership offers to help fund part of the cost of training to become a swimming teacher. The funding, which is open to over 19s based in England and not currently in full-time education, covers the cost of the
Everybody Sport & Recreation is looking to train and recruit people to join its aquatics team as fully qualified swimming teachers through the Institute fo Swimming's Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy. Successful applicants will be taken through their SEQ Level one and two courses, with over 90% of their training costs being funded by Everybody Sport & Recreation, in partnership with the Institute of Swimming. The academy gives
The Institute of Swimming has developed bespoke online training for its long term partner, Derby City Council, after an aquatic conference day developed by the Institute of Swimming, was cancelled due to the government’s Covid-19 guidelines. The Institute of Swimming modified the conference day, transforming the training into an online platform to maintain Derby City Council’s operational aquatic strategy. Ben Hannan, Sports Manager,