You will be given the knowledge to construct lesson plans and build on your teaching technique.

The level two Certificate in Teaching Aquatics is the industry standard qualification for people to teach unsupervised.

ASA Level Two Swimming Teacher

How to become a Swimming Teacher or Coach?

This is the industry standard qualification for people to teach or coach unsupervised and is essential for employment as a swimming teacher.

Once qualified, the holder can teach groups of a range of abilities using the ASA National Plan for Teaching or coaching Swimming.

Pre-requisites to becoming a Swimming Teacher or Coach

Candidates must be 17 years of age or older at the start of the course and must hold at least one of the following:

  • ASA/UKCC Level One Certificate for Teaching Aquatics / Coaching
  • ASA Level One Certificate for Teaching Swimming (post 2002).
  • ASA Assistant Teachers Certificate (Swimming) (post September 1994).
  • STA (Swimming Teachers Association) Certificate (post September 1994).

Overview

Assessment is the responsibility of the Tutor/Assessor and will cover the following:

•Practical teaching through the use of observation, oral and/or written and recorded against a checklist of competence related to specific outcomes

•Planning, preparation and other associated tasks

•A selection of group work, presentations, group tasks, worksheets, games and pool work and other activities deemed appropriate by the assessor

•Practical teaching through the use of an observation, oral and/or written and recorded against a checklist of competence related to specific outcomes

Assessment

The ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification is a practical qualification, which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be a Swimming Teacher.

This qualification builds on the knowledge, skills and abilities developed in the ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification. When achieved it ensures swimming teachers can effectively and independently plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate a series of swimming teaching lessons.

Assessment is made up of a series of component parts:

1. Theoretical questions

2. Lesson plans

3. Lesson overview

4. Observation record

5. Evaluation

6. Action plan

Course structure

The courses usually run over five days.

Dates

ASA Level Two Swimming Teacher

  • 24 July - 28 July 2017

Cost

£680

University of Exeter Students £515

How to book

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