Courses leading to Swim England Qualification in Teaching Swimming

This page details information on courses that are available through Survive and Save Training leading to Swim England Qualifications (SEQ). Survive and Save Training is a SEQ Approved Training Centre and is licensed to deliver the following qualifications:

SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
SEQ Level 2 Teaching swimming to Babies and Toddlers
Flexible Learning Route for SEQ qualifications




SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)

This qualification is aimed at those working with swimmers in a learn to swim environment utilising the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework (or equivalent). It is recognised as a Level 1 vocational qualification. It is endorsed by CIMPSA against the professional standards for assistant swimming teachers.

The SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification is designed to be a practical qualification. The qualification provides individuals with the essential knowledge and skills needed to assist a qualified Swimming Teacher in delivering high quality inclusive swimming lessons.

Entry Requirements

Learners must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.

Training

This course is delivered in a number of different ways depending of the format of the programme. Delivery can be via online classroom using Zoom or similar, classroom-based sessions, practical based pool sessions working as an assistant teacher.
This qualification can be delivered as a standalone qualification or in combination with the SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification and/or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification

Assessment

This course has a number of learning outcomes, assessment criteria and assessment requirements all of which have to be achieved in order to complete the qualification. Assessment is made up of a number of activities, which are assessed by the course tutor/assessor, that include

  Theoretical questions
  Observation record
  Review record

Further information on this course can be found in the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification specification

For information on course dates and bookings visit the course diary



Level 2 Qualifications

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming

This qualification is aimed at those working with swimmers in a learn to swim environment utilising the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework (or equivalent). It is recognised as a Level 2 vocational qualification. It is endorsed by CIMPSA against the professional standards for swimming teachers.
The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification is designed to be a practical qualification which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a swimming teacher. It is designed to build on the knowledge, skills and abilities achieved through the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification. Once achieved it will ensure that swimming teachers can effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of teaching sessions.

Entry Requirements

  Learners must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.
  Hold:
        SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
        An equivalent Swim England qualification

Training

This course is delivered in a number of different ways depending of the format of the programme. Delivery can be via online classroom using Zoom or similar, classroom-based sessions, practical based pool sessions working as a swimming teacher. This qualification can be delivered as a standalone qualification or in combination with the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and/or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification

Assessment

This course has a number of learning outcomes, assessment criteria and assessment requirements all of which have to be achieved in order to complete the qualification. Assessment is made up of a number of activities, which are assessed by the course tutor/assessor, that include

  Theoretical questions
  Lesson plans
  Overviews
  Observation
  Self-evaluation
  Professional Development Plan

Further information on this course can be found in the SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification specification

For information on course dates and bookings visit the course diary



SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers

This qualification is aimed at those working with children age 0-5 years using the Swim England Pre-School Framework (or equivalent). It is recognised as a Level 2 vocational qualification. It is endorsed by CIMPSA against the professional standards for swimming teachers working with children age 0-5 years.

The SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification is designed to be a practical qualification which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a swimming teacher for children age 0-5 years. It is designed to build on the knowledge, skills and abilities achieved through the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification. Once achieved it will ensure that swimming teachers can effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of teaching sessions to children age 0-5 years.

Entry Requirements

  Learners must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course
  Hold:
        o SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)

Learners who hold the SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification may claim Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) when applying for this qualification by presenting their certificate. This will allow elements of this course to be reduced in time and assessment requirements.

Training

This course is delivered in a number of different ways depending of the format of the programme. Delivery can be via online classroom using Zoom or similar, classroom-based sessions, practical based pool sessions working as a swimming teacher.
This qualification can be delivered as a standalone qualification or in combination with the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and/or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming qualification

Assessment

This course has a number of learning outcomes, assessment criteria and assessment requirements all of which have to be achieved in order to complete the qualification. Assessment is made up of a number of activities, which are assessed by the course tutor/assessor, that include

  Theoretical questions
  Lesson plans
  Overviews
  Observation
  Self-evaluation
  Professional Development Plan

The number of assessment activities that need to be completed are dependent on the level that learners enter this qualification at.


Further information on this course can be found in the SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers qualification specification


For information on course dates and bookings visit the course diary



Flexible Learning Packages

Who flexible learning packages suitable for?

Flexible learning packages are suitable for:

  Learners with significant practical teaching experience who wish to obtain SEQ qualifications.
  Learners who are not able to attend a course, and would like to fit the training in around their work and home life and their teaching commitments.

This programme is not suitable for you if you have no or limited teaching experience. In this case you will be recommended to complete the full course.

What is a Flexible Learning Package?

  It is a programme to enable students to obtain the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching), SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming or SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming to Babies and Toddlers.
  This is achieved through a combination of distance or blended learning, without necessarily having to attend face-to-face training sessions.
  Training can be completed mostly at home and in your workplace.
  A tutor will be allocated to you to support, guide, and coach / mentor each learner through their programme.
  You will be responsible for managing your own work programme and submitting work to your tutor.

Further information about our Flexible learning packages and applications forms are contained in the documents below

Flexible Learning Guide
Flexible Learning/RPL Application Form

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