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Swim England Swimming Coach

L2 - Competitive Swimming
  • Sport
    Coaching Swimming
  • Start Date
  • Closing date for applications
  • Tutors
    ASA West Midlands Region,Joanne Deakins
  • Available Places
  • Price

You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.
  • Learners must hold an ASA Level 1 Award (QCF) in Coaching Swimming, Swim England Swimming Assistant (Coaching) or equivalent. 

Additional Important Information:

  • You must have a good level of English written and verbal communication skills
  • You will need to have coached in the last 3 months on a regular basis
  • You must be linked to a swimming club with access to 3 sessions per week for off course assessment 
  • You should have access to coach swimmers that sit within 2 different stages of the ADSP (Athlete Development Support Pathway), i.e. training to train and above over the course of a 6 week mesocycle
  • You should work with a coaching assistant
  • You must have knowledge and experience of current coaching best practises

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Swim England Swimming Coach


Course Dates and Times: 

Friday 16th of June 2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Saturday 17th of June 2017 - 9am - 5pm

Sunday 18th of June 2017 - 9am - 5pm

Friday 23rd of June 2017 - 5:30pm - 9pm

Saturday 24th of June 2017 - 9am - 3pm

Sunday 25th of June 2017 - 10:30am - 7pm

Friday 30th of June 2017 - 5:30pm - 9pm

Sunday 2nd of July 2017 - 10am - 7pm

Friday 14th of July 2017 - 5:30pm - 9pm

Sunday 16th of July 2017 - 1:15pm - 7pm

*Please note any bookings made afer the 02/06/2017 will include a £20 late booking fee.* 


You gain the Swim England Swimming Coach certificate through a practical course that develops your knowledge, skills and abilities. You take this course ahead of becoming an independent swimming coach.

The course is designed for anyone wishing to become an independent coach.

This course builds on the Swimming Assistant (Coaching) certificate and is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities, discussions and practical poolside learning.

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This certificate is endorsed by Swim England.

All coaching certificates are awarded electronically, via an e-certificate and through a third party organisation who are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and are accredited to both ISO 9001 (Quality Standard) and ISO 27001 (Information Security). If you require a hard copy of your certificate you can apply for this following receipt of your e-certificate.

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The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place. In order to achieve this certificate you will be expected to complete a series of assessment tasks approved by Swim England including:

  • Theoretical questions
  • Session plans
  • Session overview
  • Observation record
  • Evaluation
  • Action plan 
Recommended Reading

For the recommended reading list for this, please visit Wavepower 20106-19: The ASA Child Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.

Further study

If you are successful in obtaining this certificate, you are eligible to seek coaching roles through employment or volunteering opportunities. You should look to develop your learning and knowledge of this discipline by working with other more senior qualified, experienced, licensed coaches.

Your personal development options include:

  • To undertake some of the professional development seminars offered by the IoS
  • To undertake the Swim England Senior Swimming Coach certificate
Course Syllabus

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This course provides all units for the following qualification:

Swim England Swimming Coach

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