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This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher. It builds on the Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.
Who is the course designed for?
Anyone who has a Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification who wants to become a Swimming Teacher.
The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least six 30-minute swimming lessons to gain hands on practical experience.
You will learn about:
The responsibilities and role of a swimming teacher
How the scientific principles of swimming impact on development
How to develop core aquatic skills and the four strokes
How to identify and correct common swimming faults
How to use a variety of teaching techniques and equipment to suit different needs
How to plan and deliver inclusive lessons for different levels of ability, including adaptations for swimmers with special educational needs and disabilities
Key teaching and management skills including class management and assessment, organisational skills, behaviour management, communication skills, and teaching methods
National curriculum swimming lessons and how they differ from learn to swim lessons
Download a PDF of the full Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming specification