Love Open Water Londons Royal Docks, E16 1AH
For those who love open water and want to promote and share their passion by coaching swimmers in an open water environment, STA’s Open Water Swimming Coaching qualification will prepare learners for all aspects of open water swimming coaching including planning, coaching and evaluating open water swimming sessions.
This qualification also meets CIMSPA’s employer-led coach professional standard
COST = £450 + booking fee (incls electronic version of the course manual)
Should you wish to have an additional hard copy of thr manual you can purchase one during registration. These will be sent out approximately a week before the course starts.
Theory element - 2 days via zoom
This course does not lend itself to being completed on a small device such as a mobile phone as there are a mix of exercises you will be asked to complete both individually and as a group.
There is a portfolio used to create lesson plans/risk assessment/evaluations.
Practical - 1 day onsite at Love Open Water London Royal Docks, E16 1AH
Assessment - Online tuition, portfolio and the practical open water training will all be evaluated along with the results of a Multiple Choice Question paper in order to pass this qualification
Once qualified, learners may wish to develop their knowledge in open water further by specialising in areas of open water swimming, such as cold-water or channel/long-distance coaching. These will be achievable through add-on CPD programmes with the STA.
You’ll need to make sure you’ve met the following requirements before you attend your course:
The course cost includes your E-manual, hard copy versions can be purchased in addition.
All successful participants will receive a free years registration with NOWCA.