Workshops and Forums

Education

Includes teaching aquatics and coaching in Diving, Open Water, Swimming, Artistic Swimming and Water Polo. More information about these courses can be found on the IOS Website, also available on the IOS website is a full list of CPDs available in your area.

Safeguarding Training

All Safeguarding workshops will be charged at a subsidised price of £10.00 per booking. 

To book into any of the below workshops please click the link next to the date where you will be transferred to the booking page. Please ensure you read all of the information and make payment, without this your booking will be removed from the system. 

Tuesday 16th July 2024 at 1800 FULL Thursday 5th September 2024 at 1800 FULL
Monday 16th September 2024 at 1800 FULL Sunday 22nd September 2024 at 930 FULL
Monday 30th September 2024 at 1800 Click here Tuesday 1st October 2024 at 1800 Click here
Wednesday 9th October 2024 at 1800 Click here Thursday 16th October 2024 at 1800 Click here
Tuesday 22nd October 2024 at 1800 Click here Wednesday 6th November 2024 at 1800 Click here
Thursday 14th November 2024 at 1800 Click here Tuesday 19th November 2024 at 1800 Click here
Wednesday 27th November 2024 at 1800 Click here Thursday 5th December 2024 at 1800 Click here
Monday 9th December 2024 at 1800 Click here Sunday 15th December 2024 at 930 Click here
Thursday 19th December 2024 at 1800 Click here

Click here to read the course booking policy

Please note alternative dates via Swim England IOS can be booked if the regional dates are not suitable or are full.  Please  use the following link for these alternatives:

https://www.swimming.org/ios/course-information/swim-england-safeguarding/

Time to Listen Training

Time to listen training is for any member who is going to become the club Welfare Officer, to attend this you must have first completed approved safeguarding training. Time to Listen training needs to be renewed every 3 years. 

We ask that you follow the booking link beside each date to book onto that particular session, each session is limited to 12 attendees.

If the link does not work this would mean that the session is full, if this is the case please email the Regional Office - swimsouthwest@swimming.org

Team Manager Training 

Team Manager 1 Workshops:

The Team Manager 1 Course is aimed at those who are starting out on their volunteering journey and focuses on single day competitions or camps where there is no overnight stay. It covers all aquatic disciplines and will be delivered via a two-hour webinar hosted on Zoom.

  • Module 1 Monday 8th July at 630pm - FULL
  • Module 1 Wednesday 17th July at 7pm - FULL
  • 4th September 2024 at 19.00pm - FULL
  • 30th September at 18.30pm - FULL

If you are interested in attending a Team Manager 1 course but all courses are currently full, please fill out the EOI form here.

For module 1 workshops, candiates must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Be a member of Swim England

Team Manager 2 Workshops:

Team Manager Module 2 Course is aimed that those who have completed Module 1 and are looking to support their clubs at events that require an overnight stay or travelling away. 

For a module 2 workshops, candidates must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Have attended a Team Manager 1 workshop  (this must be attributed on the Clubs OMS system)  
  • Have an up-to-date DBS disclosure and approved in date safeguarding training  (this must be attributed on the Clubs OMS system)
  • Be a member of Swim England

When booking you are reminded that you must have Swim England Membership and please input your own membership number, we have had cases of individuals using their child's numbers, we will be checking all memberships and if you have not put in your own membership number you will be removed from the workshop. 

Forums

As a Region we are providing as many opportunities to communicate and discuss how things are progressing.

Regional Chair Forum - This forum is for any club Chair to attend to share ideas and discuss any club topics.

Welfare Officers Forum - this forum is for any club Welfare Officer to attend. We aim to keep Welfare Officers up to date with any changes they need to be aware of and discuss any areas that they feel they may need some suppport with. 

Who should you contact?

For general training enquiries and Safeguarding workshop enquiries please contact the Regional Team on swimsouthwest@swimming.org

For enquires regarding Teaching and Coaching contact Stacey Millett.

Judge 1 - New Process

Click here for a brief overview of the new process.

Click here to register your space for the J1 online.

Click here to register your space for the J1 online without Timekeeper.

All questions relating to the Judge One training should be directed to the Regional Officials Training and Development Co-ordinator on beardfamilyuk@icloud.com

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