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Coaching: Coaching Swimming

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Club Coach / Instructor
  • Community Sports Coach
  • Diving Coach/ Water Polo Coach
  • Swimming Coach
  • Swimming Teacher
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Coaching Diving
  • Certificate in Coaching Swimming
  • Certificate in Coaching Synchronised Swimming
  • Certificate in Coaching Water Polo
  • Certificate in Teaching Aquatics

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.