This qualification is for assisting or supporting in a teaching environment. It is recognised across the country as a Level 1 qualification which
enables you to support teaching to a small group of participants under the supervision of a more qualified teacher.
This is a practical qualification, which will give you the skills needed to act as an assistant swimming
You will learn about:
The legal aspects of assisting in swimming lessons
The responsibilities of a Swimming Assistant
The swimming pathway, fundamental movement, core aquatic skills and component parts of strokes
Scientific principles of swimming
What makes up a lesson plan, equipment and communications skills
How to identify anxiety and use of motivational techniques
The type of assistance you can provide
Identify your next career steps.
By the end of this course, you will be able to assist a qualified Level 2 swimming teacher.
30 hours (26 face-to-face guided learning hours)
No formal entry requirements or prior experience required
This qualification is not graded. You will either pass or be
Once qualified, your next step is to become an independent swimming teacher.
Take the Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification and learn the skills to teach
children and adults independently