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Fundamentals & Aquatic Skills Of School Swimming - Blended - Primary, Towcester NN12 6UW, 23/05/2018

  • Sport
    Teaching Swimming
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    Jayne Phillips
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You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

Fundamentals & Aquatic Skills of School Swimming (Key stages 1 and 2) is open to any person working within a primary school swimming programme e.g. school teacher, classroom assistant, learning support staff, nursery nurse, qualified swimming teachers, parent, other helpers etc. Students involved in initial teacher training may also attend.

Learners are required to hold a current (normally less than 3 years old) CRB certificate. 

Candidates between the age of 16 & 18 are required to have achieved one of the following:

  • A sports coach/leaders award within the school/club environment
  • The ASAUKCC Level 1 Certificate
  • Any reasonable equivalent – qualifications in this category must be agreed with the ASA prior to enrolment on the course

Please note this is a Blended Learning Course.


All Online Learning MUST be complete 48Hrs before the Face to Face date of 22nd March 2018.




Fundamentals & Aquatic Skills of School Swimming (Key Stages 1 & 2) is part of the ASA National Curriculum Training Programme and is recognised by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and by the Professional Development Board for Physical Education.

NCTP has been developed to deliver the right training to teachers and assistants to ensure school children receive the best quality aquatics education.

The blended programme incorporates:

• Flexible and easily accessible e-learning for initial modules enabling candidates to study at  their own pace

• Final face to face module for each candidate to attend

• Includes a set of Aquatics in the National Curriculum Activity Cards giving fun, varied and  progressive introductory  activities for children learning to swim

Class teachers and other adults who already have an established relationship with your pupils are absolutely the best placed people to make school swimming a success in your school.


Via checks on learning when using elearning modules and face to face observations

Recommended Reading
Further study

For learners to become confident in the delivery of swimming lessons at statutory national curriculum levels, (Primary)  they need

  • Support
  • Training 
  • Necessary resources.

Completion of the NCTP equips them with the right skills and knowledge to deliver high quality school swimming lessons to help your school meet and exceed the national curriculum.

Course Syllabus

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