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

L1- Competitive Swimming
  • Sport
    Coaching Swimming
  • Start Date
    21.12.2018
  • Closing date for applications
    14.12.2018
  • Tutors
    Helen Weeks
  • Available Places
    0
  • Price
    £350.00
Prerequisites

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

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

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although we strongly recommend that you have a minimum of 6 months poolside experience working alongside a Coach (or have a Swimming Teacher qualification).

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

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

Details

If you are interested in attending this course please contact Helen Weeks on helen.weeks@swimming.org who will be collating interest and allocating spaces. This course is currently on a club offer and therefore showing ‘0’ spaces does not necessarily mean this course is full.

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 North Solihull Sports Centre & Sparkhill. 

Bookings for this course close on 14th December 2018. You will be able to begin your online learning from the 14th December 2018. We will send you an email with details of how to begin this on or before 14th December 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.

Course face to face dates; 

  • Sunday 6th January 2019 – 11am – 8pm – VENUE 1 North Solihull
  • Friday 11th January 2019 – practical only (7-9pm) – at VENUE 2 Sparkhill with Blythe Barracudas
  • Sunday 13th January 2019 - 11am – 8pm– VENUE 1 North Solihull

 

* Please note that any bookings made after 14.12.2018 will include a £20 late booking fee * 

Description

The Swim England Swimming 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 swimming

This course is for anyone who wants to take the first step to becoming a swimming coach or interested in supporting a 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 Swim England Swimming Coach in the delivery of a pre-prepared training session. 

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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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Please be aware that if you are using Windows we currently do not support the browsers Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer with all our online learning modules. We strongly recommend that you use the latest version of Google Chrome. If you do not have this browser it can be downloaded from here.

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Face-to-Face Course

2 ½ 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 here for more information about system requirements.

 

This certificate is endorsed by Swim England. All Coaching Certificates are awarded electronically, via an ecertificate 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 email will come from donotreply@credcert.co.uk

Assessment

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

If you are successful in completing this course, you are eligible to seek supporting 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:-

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

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Qualifications

This course provides all units for the following qualification:

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

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Venue
PFP- Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre
Address
Stratford Road B11 4EA
2nd venue
SLM - North Solihull Sports Centre
Region
West Midlands

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