Teaching Techniques CPDs

Find out more about the teaching techniques CPDs accredited by Swim England Qualifications below.

Effective communication and feedback for swimming teaching and coaching

This workshop will help swimming teachers and coaches to communicate more fluently and effectively with learners. It will give you skills and tools to help you improve your communication and message and make a positive impact on learning in sessions.

The CPD is for anyone and everyone, inclusive of educators, volunteers, officials, learners, teachers, coaches, athletes, and the general workforce from within and outside the leisure sector.

This CPD provides 1.5 CIMSPA endorsed CPD points.

3 hours dry time.

To sign up, contact iosadmin@swimming.org.

Observation and mentoring for your aquatic workforce

The workshop looks at the planning requirements for an observation & mentoring programme and the skills and considerations needed when conducting an observation or when giving feedback to an individual.

The CPD is for swim school coordinators, swimming lesson programme leads or the equivelant.

3.5 hours dry time.

To sign up, contact iosadmin@swimming.org.

Fin2Fit Mermaid Swimming

This course is aimed at Swimming Instructors wanting to teach Fin2Fit Mermaid Swimming/Shark Mono-Fin Swimming. You will learn how to teach basic mono-fin swimming movements and understand the core fundamentals.

Plan and deliver a safe lesson in line with health & safety and be able to progress a child’s learning using the Mermaids/Sharks essential learning objectives.

The CPD is for Swim England 2 swimming teachers or coaches.

4.5 hours dry time, 1.5 hours wet time.

Fin2Fit Mermaid Swimming is delivered by Fin2Fit – contact info@fin2fit.com to sign up.

Contemporary issues

Contemporary issues is an online module aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water who would like to become a British Swimming licensed official, or who would like to renew their license. Contemporary issues is a condition of licensing.

The CPD is for qualified technical officials in one or more discipline.

2/3 hours dry time.

Contemporary issues is delivered by the Institute of Swimming – go to www.swimming.org/ios to sign up.