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Swim England Swimming Coach

L2 - Competitive Swimming
  • Sport
    Coaching Swimming
  • Start Date
    4.05.2019
  • Closing date for applications
    20.04.2019
  • Tutors
    Michelle Jones,Swim England East Region
  • Available Places
    7
  • Price
    £660.00
Prerequisites

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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Units

Swim England Swimming Coach

Details

Course Dates: 

Saturday 4th May 2019

Sunday 5th May 2019

Saturday 11th May 2019

Sunday 12th May 2019

Saturday 18th May 2019

Sunday 19th May 2019

Saturday 25th May 2019

Sunday 30th June 2019 - Final Assessment Day.

Course Times:

9am - 5pm (may be subject to change)

*Please note that any bookings made after 20th April 2019 will include a £20 late booking fee*

Description
Building on the knowledge and skills developed as an assistant coach the Swim England Swimming Coach course focuses on the planning, delivery and evaluation of coaching sessions.
 
The certificate aims to provide and equip you, with the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques to effectively plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate swimming coaching sessions.
 
For this course, there will be some post course work to complete prior to the last assessment date, which is usually a month or so after the last date of the course. Your tutor will discuss with you on or after the course whether you're required to attend this final date.
 
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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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Assessment

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
Resources

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Qualifications

This course provides all units for the following qualification:

Swim England Swimming Coach

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Location

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Venue
Runnymede Leisure Centre
Address
Runnymede Chase SS7 1TS
Region
East
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