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Swim England Diving Assistant (Coaching) **BLENDED LEARNING**

L1 - Diving
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    Lindsey Fraser
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You must be 16 years of age at the start of the course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this certificate and learners are not required to have any prior experience of coaching.

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


Swim England Diving Assistant (Coaching) **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 The Quays Swimming & Diving Complex

Bookings for this course close on 13th July 2018. You will be able to begin your online learning from 20th July 2018. We will send you an email with details of how to begin this on or before 20th July 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:  

Face to face course dates & times:

Friday 3rd August 2018  4pm - 9pm

Saturday 4th August 2018  8.45am - 6pm

Sunday 5th August 2018  8.45am - 7pm

 **Please note that there is a £20 late booking fee applicable to learners that book on after 13.07.2018. This will be included in the course price total.**


The Swim England Diving Assistant (Coaching) course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and understanding of the safe and ethical principles for effective coaching practices in Diving.

This course is designed for anyone who wants to take the first step to becoming a diving coach or for anyone interested in supporting a diving coach in a club environment.

As an aspiring coach this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a more experienced diving coach, in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

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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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This is a blended learning programme consisting of:

Online Learning 

12 - 15 hours of online learning covering the theoretical elements of the course. You will be expected to complete the online learning and undertake an online assessment before attending the course.

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Face-to-Face Course

Up to 3 practical days with an experienced tutor during which you will put the theory that you have learnt into practice.

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


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

  • Online theory test where you will be required to achieve 100% in the online test before you can proceed to the face-to-face course
  • Observation of practical tasks on course
  • Completion of a review record
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Further study
Once you successfully complete this progamme you are eligible to seek assistant coach 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
  1. To undertake some of the professional development seminars offered by the IoS
  2. To undertake a Swim England Diving Coach Certificate 
Course Syllabus

To gain access to course resources please log in or book on the course.


This course provides all units for the following qualification:

Swim England Diving Assistant (Coaching) **BLENDED LEARNING**

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