Become a swimming teacher

Once you have completed your Level 1 Teaching Swimming (Assistant) Qualification, you can progress to become a fully qualified swimming teacher.

There are two qualifications to choose from.  One focuses on teaching  swimming to children and adults, the other specialises in teaching swimming to children from birth to the age of five.

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

Swim England 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.

Swim England Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming

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

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