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Swim England Courses

Our courses include:


SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
This the first step towards becoming a swimming teacher and is designed to introduce candidates to the basic principles of teaching. Once qualified, the holder will be able to assist under the supervision of a Level 2 Swimming Teacher in a limited range of basic skills.

To be awarded the qualification, all learning outcomes and assessment requirements must be achieved. These include, Theoretical questions, Observation and Review record.

The SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) run over 4 days and each day is 9.00 - 18.00

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Prices from: £300


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SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
This is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised and is essential for seeking employment as a swimming teacher. Once qualified, the holder will be able to teach groups of participants of a range of abilities utilising the Swim England National Plan for Teaching Swimming (or equivalent).

To be awarded SEQ level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification. All learning outcomes and assessment requirements must be achieved.

Assessment is made up of a number of activities that are set by Swim England Qualifications and include: Theoretical Questions, Overviews, Lesson plans, Observation, Self-Evaluation and Professional Development Plan.

The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming courses run over 8 days and each day is 9.00 - 18.00.
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Prices from: £685


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SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) & SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
This is a unique opportunity to gain both the SEQ Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications during the same period. Saving money and time of work or from your studies.

The SEQ Level 2 Qualification is the industry standard for those who wish to teach unsupervised and is essential for seeking employment as a swimming teacher. Once qualified, the holder will be able to teach groups of participants of a range of abilities utilising the Swim Englands National Curriculum or Learn to Swm Pathway, (or equivalent).

Learners must past the first section of the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant course before completing the remaining Level 2 sections. These include, Theoretical questions, Observation and Review record.

To be awarded SEQ level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification. All learning outcomes and assessment requirements must be achieved.

Assessment is made up of a number of activities that are set by Swim England Qualifications and include: Theoretical Questions, Overviews, Lesson plans, Observation, Self-Evaluation and Professional Development Plan.

The SEQ Teachers courses run over 9 days and each day is 9.00 - 18.00.

For more information, please download the course information for both courses.

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Prices from: £950


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SEQ Level 2 teaching Swimming to Babies & Toddlers Qualification
Awarded by Swim England, this qualification provides learners with the skills to teach within Learn to Swim (Pre Fundamentals) environment. Typically to children 0-4 years old with support from an adult in the water.

The objective of this qualification is to provide the learner with a basic understanding of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to be an effective teacher in the Learn to Swim environment (pre fundamentals)

Once qualified the holder will be able to specialise in early years aquatic pre fundamentals in an appropriate learn to swim environment.

This qualification is for those learners who are seeking career progression within their area of work. Or would like to specialise in Learn to Swim to children 0-4 years old with support from an adult in the water.

The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification is for individuals that want to progress from their:

• SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification, or
• SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification

Assessment is made up of a number of activities that are set by Swim England Qualifications and include. Theoretical Questions, Overviews, Lesson plans, Observation record, Self-Evaluation and Professional Development Plan.


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Prices from: £345

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Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
Qualification: SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
RPL is a method of assessment that considers whether a learner can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements through knowledge, understanding or skills they already posses and do not need to develop through a course of learning.

We offer RPL for those individuals who have experience of swimming teaching with Swim England learn to swim pathway (LTSP) or equivalent.

The process assesses you against the current Swim England qualifications taking into account previous qualifications and teaching/coaching experience. It is ideal for individuals who have experience of teaching or coaching.

If you have swimming teaching experience? Or currently hold a Swim England qualification or equivalent? Then process could be for you.

If you have no or limited teaching/coaching experience then you are recommended to complete a full course face to face.

Learners must be 16 years and above to RPL for Level 1
Learners must be 16 years and above to RPL for Level 1 or Level 2 and Combined courses

Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) £395
Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming £695
The cost of doing both as RPL are £950

How long will it take to complete?

It depends on a number of factors such as your level of knowledge and experience, quality of evidence submitted to the assessor, you and assessor availability. You could expect the process to take around 4 - 12 weeks depending on your availability to complete the work, with certification around 4 - weeks later.

For more information please contact us through the website and we will be happy to help answer any questions you might have.

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National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches - Light
Qualification: National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches LIGHT (NRASTC LIGHT)
NRASTC LIGHT is a supervision and rescue qualification for teachers working on the poolside or in the water during programmed activities, such as a swimming lesson when Lifeguard or First Aid backup is available to respond quickly in the event of emergency.

It is suitable for teachers working in a wide range of swimming pools, including pools where the water is deeper than the teacher’s standing depth.

If Lifeguard or First Aid backup is not available the standard NRASTC should be used.

The NRASTC course is a one day course from 9.00 - 16.00 with the qualification lasting for two years.

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National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches - Renewal
Qualification: NRASTC - Renewals (must be in date)
The National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches course is considered to be a suitable level of expertise for anyone who teaches or coaches a programmed aquatic activity. Current Health and Safety guidelines put the responsibility for life guarding onto the authority in charge of the pool, however teachers and coaches are strongly advised to hold this certificate and keep it up to date. The NRASTC qualification also counts as CPD points towards an ASA/UKCC Teacher/Coach license.

The NRASTC course is a one day course from 9.00 - 17.00 with the qualification lasting for two years and First Aid lasting 3 years.

If you would like to gain the additional Emergency First Aid At Work (QCF) Level 2 Award and AED bolt on then please contact us for more details.


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Prices from: £105

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National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches - New Candidate
Qualification: NRASTC, First Aid & AED New candidates and Renewals wishing to gain additional qualifications
The National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches course is considered to be a suitable level of expertise for anyone who teaches or coaches a programmed aquatic activity. Current Health and Safety guidelines put the responsibility for life guarding onto the authority in charge of the pool, however teachers and coaches are strongly advised to hold this certificate and keep it up to date. The NRASTC qualification also counts as CPD points towards an ASA/UKCC Teacher/Coach license.

The NRASTC course is a Two day course from 9.00 - 17.00 with the qualification lasting for two years and First Aid lasting 3 years.

If you would like to gain the additional Emergency First Aid At Work (QCF) Level 2 Award and AED bolt on then please contact us for more details.

When Emergency First Aid at Work and AED training are integrated with this course the training hours are extended as well as an additional charge for these qualifications.
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Prices from: £205

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Aquatic Therapy Shallow Pool Rescue Award (ATSPRA)
Qualification: ATSPRA
Aquatic Therapy Shallow Pool Rescue Award (ATSPRA)

The ATSPRA is a supervision and rescue qualification for therapists, teachers and support staff working on the poolside or in the water during activities such as, aquatic therapy or therapeutic exercise/play. The qualification is suitable for use in shallow pools where the rescuer will not be required to swim to perform a rescue, with water no deeper than the rescuers chest depth.

The ATSPRA course is a one day course from 9.00 - 17.00 with the qualification lasting for two years.

If you would like to gain the additional Emergency First Aid At Work (QCF) Level 2 Award and AED bolt on then please contact us for more details.

When Emergency First Aid at Work and AED training are integrated with this course the training hours are extended as well as an additional charge for these qualifications.

Please contact us for details.

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