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Swim England Diving Coach (Blended Learning)

ASA Coaching Diving Course IOS
  • Sport
  • Start Date
  • Closing date for applications
  • Tutors
    Joanne Calvino,ASA South West Region,Blended Learner
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You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

  • You must be 18 years of age
  • You must hold a Swim England Diving Assistant (Coaching); an ASA Level 1 Award (QCF) in Coaching Diving, Level 1 Diving Assistant (Coaching) or equivalent
  • You must have a good level of English written and verbal communication skills
  • You will need to have coached diving in the last 3 months on a regular basis
  • You must be coaching for a minimum of 1 hour a week
  • You should be planning for and coaching recreational and squad divers in sessions of at least 45 minutes

You will be asked to provide formal photographic identification on the first day of your course. Click here for more information.


Swim England Diving Coach (Blended Learning)


This is a Blended Learning programme which means that learners complete part of the theory units online, this work is assessed and then learners complete all e-learning elements prior to attending the face-to-face practical units at Plymouth Life Centre

Bookings for this course close on 17th April 2018. You will be able to begin your online learning from 18th April 2018. We will send you an email with details of how to begin this on or before 18th April 2018You will have until 72 hours before the first face to face date to successfully complete your online learning.

Please read carefully through the other details on the page so you know what this course entails.

Dates and times for face to face units will be:  

30th & 31st May

1st, 2nd, 3rd June 

9am-5pm (subject to change)


The Swim England Diving Coach course is practical. It develops your knowledge, skills and abilities ahead of becoming an independent diving coach.

The Swim England Diving Coach course is for anyone wishing to become an independent diving coach.

This course gives coaches the skills needed to effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of diving training sessions.

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This is a blended learning programme consisting of:

Online Learning

You will be expected to complete an on-line workbook prior to the face to face sessions of the course.  It is anticipated that this will take 15 - 20 hours to complete. 

You will need access to a computer/tablet and Internet access to complete your online learning. Click herefor more information about system requirements.

Face-to-Face Course

Up to 5 practical days (40 hours) with an experienced tutor during which you will put the theory that you have learnt into practice.

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.

Please download and save your certificate once received.

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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 2016-19: 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.

Course Syllabus

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This course provides all units for the following qualification:

Swim England Diving Coach (Blended Learning)

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