The certificate in teaching aquatics level one is the first step towards becoming a swimming teacher.

Gaining this qualification will allow you to assist teaching swimming lessons under the guidance of a fully qualified swimming teacher.

ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)

How to become a swimming teacher or coach?

The ASA/UKCC level one is the first step towards becoming a swimming teacher or coach. Once qualified, the holder will be able to assist teaching of a limited range of basic skills under the supervision of a qualified UKCC Teacher / Coach.

The ASA / UKCC qualifications have replaced the ASA Swimming Teachers qualifications.

Candidates must be 16 years or older at the start of the course.

Overview

The ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification is a practical qualification, which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a Swimming Assistant (Teaching).

Assessment

This qualification is made up of a series of learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Assessment is through the completion of a series of tasks set by the ASA Awarding Body. The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place to give learners the opportunity to achieve the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

To achieve this qualification:
• All learning outcomes must be achieved
• All assessment criteria must be achieved
• All evidence produced by the learner must be their own, and in English

Assessment is made up of a series of component parts:
1. Theoretical questions
2. Observation record
3. Review record

This qualification is not graded. Learners will either meet the requirements and pass or will not meet the requirements and be referred. The course syllabus can be found on the ASA website.

Dates & Times

TBC

Cost

£385

University of Exeter Students £295

How to book

For application details please call St Luke's Sports Centre on 01392 724940 or email stlukessportscentre@exeter.ac.uk.