Qualifications

The essential information about our qualifications is listed below.

The entry level swimming assistant qualification provides you with a practical introduction to teaching swimming and leads onto a choice of level 2 qualifications to become a qualified swimming teacher.  We also offer a number of level 3 specialised courses for experienced teachers.

Click or tap ‘Find Out More’ to read more information about each qualification and find your nearest course.

SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)

  • Begin your career with our practical entry level course.
  • Achieve a solid foundation in what it takes to be able to assist a qualified swimming teacher and to deliver swimming lessons.
  • No experience necessary.

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming

  • Endorsed against the CIMSPA Swimming Teacher Standard.
  • This qualification builds on your level 1 experience and provides the skills needed to become a level 2 swimming teacher.
  • Suitable for individuals wishing to teach swimming to children and adults.

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers

  • This qualification builds on your level 1 experience and provides the skills needed to become a level 2 swimming.
  • Suitable for individuals who wish to specialise in teaching swimming to children from birth to the age of five.

SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming

  • This qualification provides the skills needed to work as an open water coach and effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of open water training sessions.

SEQ Level 3 Aquatic Activity for Health

  • This qualification builds on the level 3 fitness instructor qualification.
  • It provides the knowledge and skill to be able to plan and conduct aquatic exercises for people referred to you with health issues or injuries.

SEQ Level 3 Swim Coordinator

  • This qualification is for learners who want to undertake the role of swim coordinator.
  • It provide learners with the knowledge, skills and abilities of a swim coordinator role for the efficient running of a swim programme, managing the swimming workforce and communicating with both internal and external colleagues.

SEQ Level 3 Education and Training Qualification

  • The SEQ Level 3 Education and Training qualification has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding, enabling them to deliver education and training to individuals and groups within their technical competency.

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