Our Courses

Deposit Scheme

You can now take advantage of our deposit scheme with a 25% deposit securing your place on any course as long as the balance is fully paid before the course start date. For more information please email courses@nationalcollegeofaquatics.org

Bespoke Courses

Are you a swimming club, swim school or employer who needs a course on site? From swimming to first aid qualifications we can come to you with our bespoke training service, please contact courses@nationalcollegeofaquatics.org” to receive a quote for all your training needs. We offer this service both nationally and internationally.

SWIM ENGLAND LEVEL ONE SWIMMING ASSISTANT

Entry Requirements:

You must be at least 16 years old.


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Overview:
If your a keen swimmer with passion to become a swimming teacher, then the Swim England Level One Swimming Assistant course is for you. This course is the gateway into a career in aquatics and will give you the knowledge you’ll need to start your journey in becoming a Swim Teacher.


Delivery and Assessment:
Assessment is through a mixture of practical and theory assessments over the duration of the course. Your assessor will be the tutor who delivers the course to you, they will set you tasks during the week, and you will be expected to complete them. This course is not graded, learners will either meet the requirements and pass or will not meet the requirements and be referred.

Progression
Progression would be to the complete Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher course.

SWIM ENGLAND LEVEL TWO SWIMMING TEACHER

Entry Requirements:

You must be at least 16 years old.


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You must hold a ASA/Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification.

Overview:
The Level 2 Swimming Teacher course is essential for anyone wanting to seek employment in being a Swim Teacher. This course is a practical qualification using your skills learnt from Level one to help develop the knowledge you’ve already gained.


Delivery and Assessment:
The assessment is made up of six key parts which are; theoretical questions, lesson plans, lesson overview, observation record, evaluation and action plan. There is no end of course exam, but tasks will be set by the tutor which are mandatory in completion to be able to pass the course.


Progression:
Holding a Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification means you are eligible to seek employment across England and in many countries abroad.
You may also want to develop your skills further by taking CPD workshops (continuous professional development)

SWIM ENGLAND TEACHING PRESCHOOL SWIMMING

Entry Requirements:
You must be at least 16 years old.

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Applicants must also hold one of the following qualifications: Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming (or Swim England equivalent)

Overview: This course is for you if you wish to be qualified to deliver swimming lessons to children from 3 months to 5 years old.

SCUK SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTING CHILDREN

Entry Requirements:
You must be at least 16 years old.

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Overview: Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This class will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

STA LEVEL THREE POOL PLANT OPERATOR

Entry Requirements:
You must be at least 18 years old.

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Overview: The Pool Plant Operations qualification aims to enable candidates to manage and maintain swimming pool, spa and interactive play feature operation via receiving the training necessary to reflect the most up-to-date requirements and standards for pool plant operation.

RLSS TRAINER ASSESSOR

Entry Requirements:
You must be at least 18 years old.

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Be a member of the Royal Life Saving Society UK Hold a full National Pool Lifeguard Qualification(NPLQ)

Overview: The Trainer Assessor course is a week long and is based around four modules. Which are; Train the Trainer Train the Assessor CPR and First Aid 8th Edition National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

RLSS NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION (NPLQ)

Entry Requirements:
You must be at least 18 years old.

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You must also be able to:
Jump/dive into deep water
Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
Tread water for 30 seconds
Surface dive to the floor of the pool
Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits