Level 1 qualifications

The first qualification you require for any teaching/coaching discipline is the ASA level 1 award. If successful at level 1, you can then proceed to level 2.  The holder of an ASA level 1 award is qualified to support a senior qualified teacher/coach in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

Level 2 qualifications

The holder of the ASA level 2 certificate will provide you with the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques to effectively plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate teacher/coaching sessions. The holder is provided with full teacher/coach status in their discipline and will allow you to teach/coach without supervision.

Learners must be 17 years of age before or on the course commencement date

Learners must be holders of either:

  • ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching/Coaching (Discipline) (QCF) - January 2011 onwards
  • ASA UKCC Level 1 Certificate for Teaching/Coaching (Discipline) - 2006 to 2010
  • Level 1 Certificate for Teaching Swimming post 2002, plus ASA Level 1 Award in Coaching (Discipline) (QCF) Units 105-107 or ASA UKCC Level 1 Certificate for Coaching (Discipline) Unit 2
  • ASA Assistant Teacher Certificate (Discipline) post September 1994


  • Gained credit accumulation and transfer (CAT) prior to enrolment on the learning programme from the ASA Awarding Body.

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