Open Water Coaching Course 2018

The Guided Learning Hours for this course is 50 of which approximately 16 hours will be spent on face to face delivery and 34 hours of online learning.

Learners must also be holders of either to attend:

  • ASA UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Swimming (QCF) or equivalent
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teaching or equivalent with coaching or open water experience
  • 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon (QCF) or equivalent

This qualification will cover the understanding of:

  • Open water participation
  • Sport specific skills
  • The structure of sessions and equipment required
  • The coach-participant relationship
  • The health and safety considerations and good practice
  • Delivery risk
  • Being able to plan conduct a series of effective sessions
  • Being able to monitor participants performance
  • Evaluating and improving the effectiveness of delivery and own performance

For more information please contact the IOS by email: telephone: 01509 640640 or go to the website:

Posted by Swim England South West on January 4th 2018

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