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SWIM ENGLAND LEVEL 1 ASSISTANT (TEACHING)

The SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) Qualification is a practical qualification to start your career in swimming. It will give you the skills needed to become an assistant swimming teacher.

 

LEVEL 1 ASSISTANT (TEACHING) OVERVIEW

Duration
This course takes place over 4 days, usually on weekends or during half term holidays.
We also offer the same course across 8 shorter evenings during term times.

Content

You will learn about:

  • The legal aspects of assisting in swimming lessons

  • The responsibilities of a Swimming Assistant

  • The swimming pathway, fundamental movement, core aquatic skills and component parts of strokes

  • Scientific principles of swimming

  • What makes up a lesson plan, equipment and communications skills

  • How to identify anxiety and use of motivational techniques

  • The type of assistance you can provide

  • Identify your next career steps.

By the end of this course, you will be able to assist a qualified Level 2 swimming teacher.

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

Assessment

This course requires you to complete.

  • Theoretical questions

  • Observation record

  • Review record

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

Next Steps
Once qualified you will be able to progress onto your Level 2 Swim Teaching course.