Teaching Adults

The Teaching Adults programme aims to give swimming teachers the knowledge and understanding to teach adult learners to swim.

Available Regulators
CPD Value

½ Point

Validity of Award

This programme does not expire.

Length of Course

Approximately 2 hours.

Course Information

This programme covers:

  • Understanding the adult swimmer
  • Understanding some of the causes of fear and how to overcome them
  • Understanding the barriers to swimming
  • Understanding the teaching approaches and strategies to adult swimming
  • Being able to teach the appropriate confidence practices
  • Being able to teach the appropriate strokes
  • Being able to deliver safe, appropriate and motivating lessons for adults
  • Knowing how to adjust and modify swimming styles for individual adults
Assessment Criteria
  • Complete a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the programme

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