You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

Fundamentals & Aquatic Skills of School Swimming (Key stages 1 and 2) is open to any person working within a primary school swimming programme e.g. school teacher, classroom assistant, learning support staff, nursery nurse, qualified swimming teachers, parent, other helpers etc. Students involved in initial teacher training may also attend.

Learners are required to hold a current (normally less than 3 years old) CRB certificate.

Candidates between the age of 16 & 18 are required to have achieved one of the following:

  • A sports coach/leaders award within the school/club environment
  • The ASAUKCC Level 1 Certificate
  • Any reasonable equivalent – qualifications in this category must be agreed with the ASA prior to enrolment on the course


Fundamentals & Aquatic Skills of School Swimming (Key Stages 1 & 2) is part of the ASA National Curriculum Training Programme and is recognised by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) and by the Professional Development Board for Physical Education.

NCTP has been developed to deliver the right training to teachers and assistants to ensure school children receive the best quality aquatics education.

The blended programme incorporates:

• Flexible and easily accessible e-learning for initial modules enabling candidates to study at  their own pace

• Final face to face module for each candidate to attend

• Includes a set of Aquatics in the National Curriculum Activity Cards giving fun, varied and  progressive introductory  activities for children learning to swim

Age Range

  • KS1
  • KS2

Course Price

£125.00 ex VAT
£95.00 ex VAT

Course Information

  • Practical course

This is a blended course which MUST be completed before attending the face to face day on the 27th June. A registration email will follow a couple of days after booking.  Online training MUST be completed Prior to the face to face day otherwise a late charge will be incurred.

Tea and Coffee provided

Lunch will NOT be provided, no facilities are available to purchase food items

Please be aware this is a practical course

Course Dates

There are no current or upcoming instances of this course.

There are no associated courses for this course.