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ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming **BLENDED LEARNING**

ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher course IoS
  • Sport
    Teaching Swimming
  • Start Date
  • Closing date for applications
  • Tutors
    ASA South West Region,Louise Johnson
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You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

In order to attend this course, you must hold:

An ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)


An ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics or an equivalent ASA qualification certificated after 1994. 

If you are unsure if your qualification meets the pre-requisites then check with the IoS on 01509 640640


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


Level 2 Swimming Teacher


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 Bridport Leisure Centre.

Bookings for this course close on 19th August 2018. You will be able to begin your online learning from the 13th August 2018. We will send you an email with details of how to begin this on or before 13th August 2018

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:  

24th-28th September 2018

09:00 - 17:00 (to be confirmed)


The ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification is a practical qualification, which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a Swimming Teacher.

This qualification builds on the knowledge, skills and abilities developed in the ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification. When achieved it ensures swimming teachers can effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of swimming teaching lessons.

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Learners will usually be given access to the online learning 7 weeks before the course begins. The online learning will be delivered via an i-learn and learners will be required to pass all questions before they can continue onto the course. We anticipate 25-30 hours to complete the online learning.

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Assessment is made up of a series of component parts:

  1. Theoretical questions
  2. Lesson plans
  3. Lesson overview
  4. Observation record
  5. Evaluation
  6. Action plan

Assessment is split into sections containing a number of questions

  • Assessment questions can be accessed in any order (within a section) through a question dashboard
  • Learners are given 2 attempts to answer each question. If learnrs are not successful in answering correctly they will be presented with an alternative question, however we would strongly advise to revisit content before attempting the alternative question
  • Learners needs to answer all questions in a section correctly before they can progress onto the next section
  • Learners can retake an entire section if necessary

Learners will also be required to complete 2 session plans after having completed the i-learn to take along to the face to face part of the course

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 qualification, you are eligible to seek teaching 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 teachers.

Your personal development options include:-

  • To undertake some of the professional development seminars offered by the IoS
  • To undertake an ASA / Swim England Certificate in another discipline
Course Syllabus

Further information for this particular qualification can be found here: ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification Specification.


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This course provides all units for the following qualification:

ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher

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Bridport Leisure Centre
Brewery Fields, DT6 5LN
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