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Course Details

Course Dates

13 September, 2019 - 29 September, 2019

Course Times

This course will take place over the course of three weekends, and the particular dates are as follows:

13th-15th September
20th-22nd September
27th-29th September

Day 1: 11:00 – 19:00
Day 2: 8:00 – 16:00
Day 3: 8:00 – 16:00

Day 4: 11:00 – 19:00
Day 5: 8:00 – 16:00
Day 6: 8:00 – 16:00

Day 7: 11:00 – 19:00
Day 8: 8:00 – 16:00
Day 9: 8:00 – 16:00

Please note, these times may be subject to change. We will let you know if this is the case.


  • Learners must be 16 years of age on the first day of their course
  • No formal entry requirements
  • No prior teaching experience is needed
  • Able to swim, even if it’s only a little way!
  • Excited about inspiring young children to swim ‘the Becky way’
  • You will need to have a DBS before the start date of the course, if you don't then please email:


£950.00 which includes all learning resources and registration costs

What will the course offer


This course provides candidates with the industry standard to work as a fully qualified swimming teacher. The course integrates Becky’s top tips in how to deliver fun and high quality lessons and ensure candidates are delivering great swimming lessons, teaching children ‘the Becky way’.

Courses are 60 hours over 9 days. These hours are broken down as follows...

52 guided Learning hours – Tutor led contact hours including:

  • 17 hours poolside – minimum of 6 x 30 min lessons, peer assessment and observation work
  • 35 hours classroom
  • 8 hours reading, work sheets and session plans at home

About your tutor, Graeme


As a qualified RLSS trainer/assessor, Graeme has delivered national pool lifeguard courses and swim teacher rescue qualifications since 2013. Now a qualified Swim England tutor, he is eager to train the next generation of swim teachers through Becky Adlington Training. A passionate swim teacher and equally as passionate at tutoring, Graeme helps to share his wide range of experience at every opportunity. This experience includes operating a specialist pool for young people with complex disabilities, and more recently managing a team of teachers across Merseyside.

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