ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Aquatics (Pre-Fundamentals)

ASA Adult and Child Course

This course is intended for teachers who want to deliver sessions to Adult and Child groups (between 0 and 4 years). It examines the principles of child development in the foundation stages, and how to plan Adult and Child sessions.

Who is the course designed for?

ASA Level 2 Swimming Teachers who want to provide Adult and Child sessions.

Course details

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 6 days (approx.)

Training Format: Blended Learning

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you can complete theory elements of the course online through a virtual pool environment and interactive videos prior to the practical workshops.

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Course content

The units of this qualification will enable learners to:

  • Develop confidence, communication and inter personal skills
  • Identify the principles of pre-fundamentals sessions
  • Develop an awareness of their professional role and responsibilities
  • Adopt an integrated approach to the theory and practice of adult and child sessions
  • Reflect on their own previous or current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development

Download a PDF of the ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Aquatics (Pre-Fundamentals) (QCF)

Course Delivery

This qualification takes a blended learning approach combining pre-course e-learning followed by 1.5 days’ face to face delivery + post course online portfolio. The total guided learning hours are 45. We estimate that the online learning and completion of assessments should take you are approximately 21-30 hours to complete.


You must be at least 17 years of age to register for this qualification and must hold an ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification or equivalent. You are also required to complete the E-learning elements before attending the face to face days.