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What is this qualification?
This qualification is aimed at those interested in the coaching programme in a competitive swimming environment. This is designed to develop effective coaching skills leading to the ASA/UKCC Level 1 Certificate for Coaching Swimming. The Level 1 (Support Coach) for Swimming is an all inclusive Qualification and sits as the first formally assessed qualification on the coaching qualifications pathway.
What is covered in this qualification?
The ASA UKCC Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics comprises of seven units. Units 101-104 are common units which are generic across all level 1 aquatics awards, units 105-107 are more focused on the technical application of coaching swimming.
101 - Understanding the Fundamentals of Coaching/ Teaching Sport
102 - Understanding the Principles of Planning Coaching/ Teaching Activities in Sport
103 - Understanding the Principles of Conducting Coaching/ Teaching Activities in Sport
104 - Understanding the Principles of Evaluating Coaching/ Teaching Activities in Sport
105 - Planning Coaching Activities in Swimming
106 -Conducting Coaching Activities in Swimming
107 -Evaluating Coaching Activities in Swimming
It is Swim UK’s policy that all learners read the ASA’s syllabus prior to the start of the course which can be found on the ASA website using the following link:
Please read the ASA’s “Wave Power” Safeguarding Policy using the following link:
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through both written and practical assessment tasks.
Learners must be:
Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already hold the ASA level 1 Teaching or have past experience in Coaching you may be eligible for RPL.
Please contact us if you believe you may be exempt from parts of this qualification due to other training, qualifications or experience you have gained previously.
How much is the course?
£425.00 per person.
How to Pay?
Book Online: Please click the "Book Now" link above
Card: We are able to take card payments over the phone (01273 434400)
Please ensure you have read the "Booking Procedure and Conditions" below before booking.
Once you have successfully completed the course, results can take up to 12 weeks to be processed.
Certificates will then be sent out to your home or work address, as listed on your booking details.
There a currently two funding options available:
1. If you are 19 years of age or over and claiming benefit you may be eligible to receive the course for free! Click here for details.
2. If you are working in the leisure industry on average 30 hours per week you may be eligible for an apprenticeship. Click here for details.