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We find that for most the gaining of a qualification is only the start of their swimming journey. The best teachers and coaches are always looking to add to their knowledge and develop their skills.
The Institute of Swimming has become a PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group) Approved Training Organisation for their Swimming Pool Technical Operator training. PWTAG is an independent, membership organisation working on raising standards in the quality and treatment of swimming pool water. Their guidelines are widely viewed as the best practice, with organisations such as the Health and Safety Executive considering them as the
What with tuition fees, rent and a busy social calendar, being a student can be draining on the expenses. These are supposed to be the ‘best years of your life’, or so you’ve been told. But unless you want to eat baked beans on toast all month – which actually is a very healthy addition to a balanced diet – you’re going to need some extra income from somewhere. Don’t fancy wiping tables or stacking shelves? We spoke to recent
Research suggests UK employees are increasingly likely to change career multiple times during their working life. The days of a job-for-life are well and truly gone, with a 2014 study from retirement specialists LV finding the average British worker moving across nine jobs including one major career change before they retire. At the Institute of Swimming, we see people from a range of backgrounds training to become swimming teachers on one
Last summer we asked our customers and members how we could evolve to better support and develop the aquatics workforce. The feedback gave us a clear direction and after an exhilarating period of creativity, imagination and focus, we’re thrilled with the result.
Courses developed by the Institute of Swimming and the Swim England Talent Team to train coaches are to be delivered around the world thanks to a new partnership. The International Swimming Federation FINA has teamed up with the Institute of Swimming in a bid to increase the number of certified coaches across the globe. Three new FINA courses have been adapted from the Swim England Coaching Certificates and will be distributed under the