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aswim uk training

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See below what 'standard' to choose when booking 

Contact Alison for further information 

“THIRD THURSDAY” 12.45pm – 1.15pm            On the third Thursday of each month there will be a free lunchtime webinar to show how SwimPix can help your lessons. Bring your questions!

All delivered via Zoom link

Thursday 22nd April - Communication with meaning

Thursday 20th May - Water safety - awareness of dangers

Thursday 17th June - Water safety - how to self rescue 

Thursday 22nd July - Working together - teachers, pupils and parents 

Thursday 23rd September - Back to school and swimming preparation

Thursday 21st October - Keeping learners engaged in the swimming lesson 

Thursday 18th November - How to keep motivation effective in your lessons

Click here to book your FREE workshop

Choose 'FREE workshop' as your Standard

Links will be sent out the morning of the workshop via email

What will this workshop enable me to do? 

  • Learn something new
  • Opportunities to ask questions
  • Opportunities to network


Accredited Workshop - Exploring Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia with strategies and solutions

What courses are available?

The workshop is suitable for anyone with an interest in Special Educational Needs and Disability

Wednesday 10th June 2021 6-9 pm - Zoom on line learning

£25 including Swim England Certificate

Please contact us if you would like this 3 hour workshop to be delivered at your centre, school or club. 

Click here to book your SEND workshop

Choose 'Exploring ASC, ADHD, DYS, DYP'  as your Standard

What will this workshop enable me to do? 

  • Identify traits and characteristics for Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Experience what it is like to have Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Solutions for teaching in the pool environment to support and create a happy learning environment.

Although swimming related the traits and solutions can be applied to many other learning environments

What skills do I need to apply?

  • This workshop is very practical with a focus on hands on experience on what it feels like and a visual aid to make it a memorable workshop.

Why choose aswim uk?

Alison Bell and Lorna Crust have over 50 years of experience both as Tutors and teachers with experience of SEND.

The workshops are tailored to meet all needs with participants getting a hand-out and certificate of attendance

 What’s the next step?

  • Apply learning to everyday teaching
  • Educate the swimmers you teach or Colleagues you work with.
  • Volunteer in SEND

School Swimming NCTP Support teacher and teacher of school swimming


Support teacher of school swimming

Teacher of School swimming

What course are available? TBA due to the current situation

Open to anyone working in a school swimming environment: school teachers, classroom assistants, learning support staff, nursery nurses, qualified swimming teachers, parents, PGCE students or other helpers

National Curriculum Training Programme (NCTP)

Support teacher and teacher of school swimming



September 2021






 @Sidcup Leisure Centre DA15 9AE

What will this qualification enable me to do? 

It equips school staff with the right skills and knowledge to deliver high quality school swimming lessons to help ensure that your school not only meets but exceeds the national curriculum requirements.

Support teacher of School Swimming – once completed the holder will be able to actively assist and support a more qualified teacher. Candidates can then progress to the second training programme.

Teacher of School Swimming – once completed the holder will be qualified to plan and evaluate session plans in line with the national curriculum and teach independently within a school swimming programme.

Includes a set of Aquatics in the National Curriculum Activity Cards giving fun, varied and progressive introductory activities for children learning to swim and a learner guide to support them through the training.

What skills do I need to apply?

  • Some written work including lesson planning and series of lessons
  • Practical teaching in the pool under the supervision of Swim England Level 2 swimming teachers
  • Useful to have some knowledge of swimming skills and strokes however not essential at this point in your journey
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum is useful.

What’s the next step?

Once you have completed your Swim England NCTP course you can consider the following

  • Take time to consolidate your skills and apply within your own teaching
  • Complete a lifesaving qualification such as NRASTC 
  • Consider further workshops