Grow your career with a Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification. 

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as 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.

Course content
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


Course at Kingsmead Leisure Centre, Canterbury, CT2 7PH

Course dates: 20th – 26th July 2019

Book your place at www.swimming.org. 
Closing date for applications: 6th July 2019.
Please note, you must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.
Please email laura.green@activelifeltd.co.uk or call 01227 812486 for more information.

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