Level 2 Swimming Teacher Course - Sept-Nov 2024

  • When: 30 Sep 2024, 6 p.m. - 16 Nov 2024, 11:30 a.m.
  • Where:

    Trinity Sports and Leisure, Chilton Street, Bridgwater TA6 3JA

  • Category: Training and personal development
Level 2 Swim Teacher Course

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher. It builds on the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements of the course online through interactive activities and checks on learning, prior to Zoom Sessions live with your course tutor, followed by a series of practical workshops.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who has an SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification who wants to become a Swimming Teacher. Blended courses are best suited to swimming assistants with at least three months experience of supporting lessons, those looking to enrol on this course should ensure they are prepared by:

  • Gaining extensive experience of supporting swimming lessons or working within an aquatics environment
  • Ensuring you have technical knowledge of swimming through extensive experience of assisting or attending our Improving Strokes CPDs
  • Having experience of supporting lesson covering Stages 1-7 of the Swim England Learn to Swim framework
  • Having an understanding of the key legal areas swimming teachers must adhere to
  • Having a basic understanding of lesson planning

Course itinerary

30 September 2024 -12.00pm-5.00pm Online

7 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

8 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

9 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

10 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

21 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

22 October 2024 - 6.00pm - 9.00pm Webinar

26 October 2024 - 8.00am - 11.30am Face-to-Face Session at Venue

2 November 2024 - 8.00am - 11.30am Face-to-Face Session at Venue

9 November 2024 - 8.00am - 11.30am Face-to-Face Session at Venue

16 November 2024 - 8.00am - 11.30am Face-to-Face Session at Venue

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of learner led online learning, live Zoom classroom sessions and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least six 30-minute swimming lessons to gain hands on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • The responsibilities and role of a swimming teacher
  • How the scientific principles of swimming impact on development
  • How to develop core aquatic skills and the four strokes
  • How to identify and correct common swimming faults
  • How to use a variety of teaching techniques and equipment to suit different needs
  • How to plan and deliver inclusive lessons for different levels of ability, including adaptations for swimmers with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Key teaching and management skills including class management and assessment, organisational skills, behaviour management, communication skills, and teaching methods
  • National curriculum swimming lessons and how they differ from learn to swim lessons

Please be aware, throughout the duration of the course you will allocated homework by your Tutor that must ‘Meet the Standard’ before the end of the course. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 13x Theoretical Questions
  • 2x Overview of a Series of Lessons
  • 6x Lesson plans
  • 1x Self Evaluation
  • 1x Professional Development Plan

Download a PDF of the full SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming specification


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

You must already hold Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification.

Assessment type

Online, Test, Practical, Workbook

Awarding body

Swim England


Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date. Learners must attend all of the sessions listed, unless you are advised otherwise by your course tutor. Please note learners are required to assist in the water in order to meet the assessment criteria of the qualification.
This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.
Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.
You have 12 months from the start date of the course to complete this full qualification..


£699 per person


Please book direct on the Swim England website. Closing date is 16th September 2024.