Level 1 Teaching Aquatics February 2015 Northfield Pool

Level 1 Teaching Aquatics 16th – 20th February at Northfield Pool and Fitness Centre.

£395 – but 50% regional grant aid for volunteers at swim21 accredited clubs.

Further course info can be found here from the IOS Online website.

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Although not essential, it is recommended you complete Introduction to Frontcrawl e learning module.

If you are looking to register and pay for the technical units 105 – 107 only, learners must hold an ASA Level 1 Award in the principles of Teaching/Coaching (QCF) (or equivalent or have completed a QCF (or equivalent) Level 1 Award in another discipline.  Your original prerequisite certificate must be brought along with you to the course on the first day and be presented to the tutor.

Additional Important Information:

Learners will be required to provide formal identification and present this to the Course Tutor on the first day of the course. This should be photographc ID where possible, the following list details accepted forms of ID:

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • ID card or other form of national ID
  • National Insurance Card
  • Photographic security pass for current place of employment
  • Armed Forces service ID
  • Re-enrolment of known student (record as ‘returning student’)
  • Exam certificate
  • Birth certificate (and corresponding marriage certificate if applicable)

We will also require learners to complete some documents and hand these to the tutor on or before the first day of the course, such as Emergency Contact Forms and Duty of Care forms (where applicable). These will be included in your final confirmation letter which we send to you approximately 2 weeks prior to the course start date.


Course dates: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th February 2015

Course times: TBC

50% grant aid funding is offered to Swim21 accredited clubs who must apply prior to booking on with ASA West Midland Region.

Please note that there is a £20 late booking fee applicable to learners that book on after 02.02.15. This will be included in the course price total.


teach asaThis course leads to a vocational qualification designed to provide you with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and understanding of the safe and ethical principles for effective teaching practices in aquatics.

 As an aspiring teacher this qualification will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a more senior qualified, experienced teacher of aquatics, at any level, in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

This qualification is endorsed by UKCC and sits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

As part of your training resource material  you are supplied with the ASA Swimming Teaching & Coaching Level 1 Text book.

As part of your training and to enhance your learning, we recommend you complete An Introduction to Front Crawl E Learning CPD, however this is not compulsory. This can be booked and added to your basket from here.

Recommended Reading

For the recommended reading list for this, please visit:

Recommended Reading (Units 101 – 104)

Recommended Reading (Units 105 – 107)