Course: Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
What is this qualification?
This is the first step towards becoming a swimming teacher and is designed to introduce aspiring swimming teachers to the basic principles of teaching. This qualification will enable you to be a swimming teaching assistant. In order to become a fully qualified teacher you must complete the ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification.
What is covered in this qualification?
Preparation for teaching/coaching activities, delivery of prepared activities within a session, roles and responsibilities, health & safety in the aquatic environment, effective communication.
It is Swim UK’s policy that all learners read Swim England’s syllabus prior to the start of the course which can be found on the Swim England website using the following link:
Please read Swim England’s “Wave Power” Safeguarding Policy using the following link:
By booking the course you are confirming that you have read the ASA syllabus. If you cannot access it through this link, please contact Swim UK.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through both written and practical assessment tasks. There is no exam.
Recognised Prior Learning (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.
A copy of our RPL policy along with an application form will be sent to you.
There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved. Therefore, it is recommended for learners to have Functional Skills in English pitched at Level 1.
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.
View the funding options available here.