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One of the country’s leading leisure operators is aiming to grow a new wave of swimming teachers after teaming up with the Institute of Swimming. Following a successful pilot scheme, David Lloyd Clubs are to roll out the ‘Grow Your Own’ training model – developed by the Institute of Swimming – across the country. The programme means the Institute of Swimming’s Level 1 Blended Learning Course and Level 2 Teaching Swimming Course
The Institute of Swimming is in the running for a national award which recognises excellence in coaching. It has been named as a finalist in the UK Coaching – Transforming Coaching Through Technology Award for its blended learning courses. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at London’s Honourable Artillery Company on Thursday 29 November. Around 70% of Swim England coaches qualifying this year chose a
Leisure operators have hailed the Institute of Swimming’s innovative Teachers’ Training Academy for helping them to recruit teachers who “are the very best they can be.” More than 150 people have applied to join the pilot scheme of the Academy in London and Manchester since it was launched by the Institute of Swimming two weeks ago. It’s been created as almost 400,000 people could be missing out on swimming lessons due to a
The Institute of Swimming has launched a fresh approach to training in a bid to solve a nationwide demand for teachers – as almost 400,000 people could be missing out on swimming lessons. A new Teachers’ Training Academy is being launched with leisure operators Everyone Active, in London, and Manchester-based Trafford Leisure which gives trainee teachers the chance to embark on a career as a swimming teacher for the affordable price of
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