October 22, 2019

NEW Level 2 Additional Support Needs Swimming Teacher Course released

We are delighted to advise that our Swim Ireland Tutors have now completed their training and the Level 2 Additional Support Needs Swimming Teacher is now ready and available to register!  This course is suitable for those who already hold a Swim Ireland Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification and want to gain some additional knowledge in teaching to children with Physical, Sensory, Learning or hidden impairments.  Our tutors will guide you through theory and practical sessions, where you will gain hands on experience of working with children who require additional support, and gain the skills to return to your teaching environment equipped to support all children in their swimming lesson journey. 


Duration: 2.5 days

Cost: €325 (member) /  €375 (non-member)


To find out more about how to attend a course contact Csenge Deák  (+353 1625 1120)



NEW Level 2 Babies & Toddlers Swimming Teacher Course released

We have been working hard since our Baby Swimming Conference in March to produce our Level 2 Babies & Toddler Swimming Teacher qualification.  This course will provide you with both theory and practical experience of teaching swimming to children aged 0-5, based on the latest research in baby swimming, drawing on expertise of leaders in the industry, this course will give you an understanding of the science behind baby swimming and focus on a baby-led, positive and confidence building experience for the child.  The course is available to book now!  Check out the Events & Courses section on GoMembership to book your course now.


Duration: 4 days

Cost: €400 (member) / €450 (non-member)


The minimum age to attend both courses is 18 years and all terms and conditions and prerequisites apply.  Clubs or facilities seeking to register and host either ASN or Babies & Toddlers courses should be in touch with the Education office directly for the pre-course registration forms, contact Emmet Ó Muirí (+35386 776 5901)

Further courses available:

Education courses currently available for bookings in November, December and early 2020 via GoMembership Events.

We have the following Level 1 & Level 2 courses running in November, December and early 2020.

Level 1 Blended Assistant Swimming Teacher
Blended Assistant Swimming Teacher 29-Nov Infinity, Newry
Blended Assistant Swimming Teacher 29-Nov Claremorris Leisure Centre
Blended Assistant Swimming Teacher 13-Dec Coral Leisure, Arklow
Blended Assistant Swimming Teacher 07-Feb ALSAA, Dublin
Level 2 Blended Swimming Teacher
Blended Swimming Teacher 22-Nov Kingfisher, NUI Galway
Blended Swimming Teacher 06-Dec Infinity, Newry
Level 1 Blended Assistant Swimming Coach
Blended Assistant Swimming Coach 15-Nov The Apex, New Ross
Blended Assistant Swimming Coach 31-Jan National Aquatic Centre
Level 2 Blended Swimming Coach
Blended Swimming Coach 17-Apr National Aquatic Centre 
Level 1 Blended Assistant Diving Coach
Blended Assistant Diving Coach 20-Dec National Aquatic Centre
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification 08-Nov Seán MacDermott Street Pool
Autism Spectrum Disorder Swimming Teacher     19-Nov  Irish Sports HQ
Autism Spectrum Disorder Swimming Teacher  10-Dec Irish Sports HQ