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SWIM ENGLAND LEVEL 2 TEACHING SWIMMING TO BABIES & TODDLERS

The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification is a practical qualification for individuals wanting to progress from their SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification.

LEVEL 2 TEACHING SWIMMING TO BABIES & TODDLERS

Who is this qualification for?

The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification is for individuals that want to progress from their:


• SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, or
• SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification


In order to enable them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence to teach Babies and Toddlers.

Duration
This course takes place over 8 days, usually on weekends or during half term holidays.

The guided learning time for this course is 52 hours.

You may be required to complete some self study taking this overall course time to 62 hours.

Upskill (Bolt on) method

If you are already a qualified level 2 swimming teacher then you can take a shorter upskill version of this qualification using many of the criteria from your level 2 course as proof of understanding. This usually takes place over 4 days.

This upskill method has a guided learning time of 21 hours, and with self study the total course time is 30 hours.

Content

You will learn about:

  • The role and responsibilities of a Babies and Toddlers Swimming Teacher

  • The role in promoting aquatics and children’s health and well-being

  • The development of Babies and Toddlers and common health-related conditions

  • How to plan overviews and swimming lesson plans for a range of age groups

  • How teach safe, inclusive and effective swimming lessons to a range of age groups

  • How to meet the needs of participants

  • How to assess participants at the correct level

  • How to demonstrate lesson management skills

  • How to supervise and instruct those supporting participants

  • How to develop participants Core Aquatic Skills (CAS)

  • How to demonstrate effective communication skills

  • How to evaluate your own performance

  • How to plan for professional development

Entry Requirements
You must be 16 years or older on the first day of the course.

You must hold a level 1 swim teaching certificate or equivalent.

Assessment

This course requires you to complete.

  • Theoretical questions

  • Observation record

  • Self Evaluations

  • Lesson Plans x 6

  • Schemes of work x 2

This qualification is not graded. You will either pass or be referred.

You will have 12 months from the course start date to complete all your work.

What could this qualification lead to?

The qualification may also enable individuals to progress to other aquatics based qualifications or higher qualifications within the sport such as:
• SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers
• SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming
• SEQ Level 3 Swim Coordinator
It may also enable individuals to seek employment within the sport and active leisure sector or another related industry.

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