Following discussions with clubs, we have pulled together a list of the online training seminar, workshops and e-learning that are available to you at present to help keep you motivated and engaged.

This list is not exhaustive and will be updated on a regular basis:


Sport England Club Matters

Club Matters offers a variety of online modules for the club workforce to take part in and learn more about a range of topics, including:

  • VAT and sports clubs
  • Effective facilities management
  • Developing a marketing strategy
  • Good governance
  • Simpler finances
  • Organisation structures
  • Evaluating marketing options
  • Budgeting
  • Managing capital projects
  • Get your cash flowing
  • Budgeting; get on track, stay on track


In addition to the above modules, Club Matters also have a range of free virtual workshops available including:


Team Manager – Module 1

A course has been created for Swim England members keen to volunteer as a team manager in their aquatics club. Click here to find a SENW course and book your place.

The team manager module 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. Participants will be guided through the course content, be able to ask questions and get involved with the group text discussions.


Safeguarding Welfare

Swim England North West (SENW) are currently in the process of organising UK Coaching online safeguarding workshops. Please click here to find a course and book your place.

Alongside the courses arranged by SENW, Swim England  have now launched their own Safeguarding CPD, which is delivered online as a webinar at a cost of £25 per person. This webinar is an interactive online seminar led by a tutor and allow participants in different locations to be guided through the course content, ask questions and be involved in the group text discussions.

This course is designed for anyone working with young or vulnerable people both in a swimming teaching and coaching environment. Completing this course will support club SwimMark submissions and is an integral part of Swim England’s Stronger Affiliation process.


Time to Listen Course for Club Welfare Officers

This course is designed for Club Welfare Officers. Please click here to find a course and book your place.


CPSU Webinar for Welfare Officers

This latest webinar is designed as an extra resource to help club welfare officers fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities. Hosted by Jude Toasland, CPSU Consultant, it touches on what is included in a Time to Listen club welfare officer course, and runs through some frequently asked questions. Jude also provides details of changes in legislation from 2018 to 2020, and give details on where to find additional resources and information to help with the role.


MIND Mental Health Awareness Training for Sport and Physical Activity

The four modules, developed in partnership with 1st4sport and UK Coaching, and funded by Sport England and the National Lottery – will increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health, providing you with the practical skills and strategies to be able to:

  • Build people’s resilience, self-esteem and confidence
  • Adapt your sessions to make them more inclusive
  • Enable and support mental health recovery
  • Tackle stigma and discrimination.


Please click here to access the training.

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