Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming
Interested in taking a Swim England Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming course? Find out more about this qualification below.
This qualification builds on your Level 1 or Level 2 qualification and will give you the knowledge, skills and abilities
needed to become a pre-school swimming teacher.
It also includes participation in a minimum of six 30-minute, real-life swimming lessons to gain hands on practical experience.
You will learn about:
The responsibilities and role of a pre-school swimming teacher
How early years development, stages of play and reflexes impact on learners swimming ability
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, health related conditions and how to respond and adapt to them
How to introduce and teach the core aquatic skills in a fun way
The different supports and holds to use in lessons.
The advantages and disadvantages of different types of equipment
How to assess participants swimming ability
How to plan, adapt and teach lessons which cater for groups with different levels of ability
Key teaching and lesson management skills including safety and safeguarding, time management and organisational skills, behaviour management, communication skills, teaching methods and motivational
How to plan for your professional development
By the end of this course, you will be able to independently plan, prepare, deliver and evaluate a series of pre-school swimming lessons.
63 hours (of which 56 are face to face guided learning)
Applicants must be 16 years of age or older
Applicants must also hold one of the following qualifications:
Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) post 2007 (or ASA equivalent)
Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming (or ASA equivalent) – eligible for exemptions as some learning already assessed.
Assessment is made up of a series of component parts: theoretical
questions, lessons plans, lesson overview, observation record, evaluation and action plan.
All the assessment criteria must be achieved
All evidence produced by the learner must be their own
This qualification is not graded. You will either pass or be
Once qualified, you can enhance your skills with a CPD.
You could also qualify to deliver learn to swim lessons for stages 1 – 7 by gaining the
Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification if you do not already hold this.