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Career Development Programme

 

 

Training course dates

 

SwimJamaica offers vocational career opportunities through a structured pathway, starting from an Assistant working through to owning and managing a SwimJamaica Franchise.

 

Training courses

To enable a person to progress through the Career Pathway a series of training courses have been developed. These are detailed below.

 

Assistant course – designed to qualify a person to help a SwimJamaica Instructor to teach Levels 1 & 2 of the Children’s Programme

Length - The course is 12 hours (8 hours practical, 4 hours theory)

Prerequisites - Minimum age 14 years old. Able to swim 50m.

 

Trainee Instructor course – designed to qualify a person to instruct Levels 1 & 2 of the Children’s Programme.

Length – The course is 20 hours (10 hours practical, 10 hours theory)

Prerequisites – Minimum age 18 years old. Must have a current Lifeguarding qualification.

 

Instructor course – designed to qualify a person to instruct all SwimJamaica learn to swim programmes

Length – The course is 65 hours (35 hours practical, 30 hours theory)

Prerequisites – Must have a Trainee Instructor qualification, logged at least 80 hours instructing the SwimJamaica Children’s Programme and hold a current Lifeguarding qualification.

 

SwimJamaica Franchise

SwimJamaica instructors are able to purchase a franchise and run their own SwimJamaica Swim School with the backing and support of the organisation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The organisation of the course was excellent and the teaching experience with feedback was very good; it helped me to know what I need to improve on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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