SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)



This qualification is a practical qualification, which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a Swimming Assistant (Teaching).

This has been endorsed by CIMSPA as meeting the requirements of the assistant swimming teacher professional standard.

Prerequisites: All learners are required to be a minimum age of 16 years at the start of the course.

Course Timetable

Online theory elements delivered via Zoom and also face to face at Western Leisure Centre, Cardiff on the following dates:

**Please note that all sessions must be attended

  • Thursday 10th November, 6.00pm - 9.00pm (Zoom)
  • Saturday 12th November, 8.30am - 2.30pm (Western LC)
  • Thursday 17th November, 6.00-9.00pm (Zoom)
  • Saturday 19th November, 8.15am - 4.45pm (Western LC)

The practical elements of the course will also take place at Western LC, on the following

  • Thursday 24th November, 4.30pm - 8.30pm 
  • Thursday 1st December, 4.30pm - 8.30pm 

Course Information

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an assistant swimming teacher. It will enable you to actively support a qualified swimming teacher in the delivery of a planned learn to swim session.

With our course programme you will have the opportunity to work with our qualified tutor who will support you through observing & assisting swim lessons as a progressive and developmental programme.

All courses will start online, exploring the theoretical elements through a series of virtual classrooms using both Zoom, Google Classroom and Face to Face..

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
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