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7th September, 2023

Swim England North West are looking for the next generation of aspiring coaches. We believe, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support an Artistic Swimming coach in the delivery of a planned training session.  Individuals who successfully complete the course may (subject to bursary criteria being met) be able to access the Regional Coaching Bursary  – Lancashire County club members can also access the Pat Gabbitas Fund.

Training Format

  • 4 x 3hr Zoom webinars –
    • Thursday 7th September 2023 (6.00pm-9.00pm)
    • Thursday 14th September 2023 (6.00pm-9.00pm)
    • Thursday 21st September 2023 (6.00pm-9.00pm)
    • Thursday 28th September 2023 (6.00pm-9.00pm)
    • During these sessions, the tutor will cover the remainder of your theory topics and planning for your coaching sessions.
  • 1 x Practical assessment –
    • Saturday 30th September 2023 (10.30am-6.30pm) @ Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre
      • Timetable:
        • 10.30am – Classroom (Community Room)
        • 12.30pm – lunch
        • 1.30-2.30pm – Land (Community Room)
        • 2.30-4.00pm – Pool
        • 4.00-5.00pm – Classroom (Community Room)
        • 5.00-6.30pm – Pool
  • 1 x 2hr Zoom webinar –
    • Thursday 5th October 2023 – 10mins per learner (6.00pm-9.00pm)

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who wants to take the first step to becoming an Artistic Swimming coach or interested in supporting a coach in a club environment.



You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.


How to book

This course is advertised directly through IOS at their full ‘RRP’ price, if you are a Swim England member, you are entitled to a reduced ‘CLUB RATE’ price.

To receive the course at the reduced ‘MEMBER/CLUB RATE’ price, all clubs in the North West Region have been notified of the process for either the club or individual to purchase their space at the reduced cost.  Please therefore contact your club’s secretary  in the first instance, or alternatively contact us at clubdevelopment@swimnorthwest.org for further information

Clubs wishing to use their SwimMark IOS Credit against this course, please also contact iosadmin@swimming.org before booking


*** Please click this link to go directly to the IOS Website for more information and to book your place ***


Closing date is 4th September 2023


243 Liverpool Road
M44 6BR


7th September, 2023

Start Times

6:00 pm

End Times

9:00 pm

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