Courses and Training


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To become a swimming teacher or coach with Scottish Swimming you must hold a United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) qualification at the appropriate level and discipline. 

UKCC aquatics courses/qualifications are currently available in the following areas

  • Levels 1 and 2 in Teaching Aquatics
  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Coaching Swimming
  • Levels 1 and 2 in Coaching Water Polo
  • Levels 1 and 2 in Coaching Synchronised Swimming
  • Levels 1 and 2 in Coaching Diving

Please see course syllabus details (linked to the right of this page) for full information and pre-requisites.

OneFile ePortfolio

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Scottish Swimming are moving away from paper based courses. Our UKCC courses are now completed via our online ePortfolio OneFile. Learners will now receive a unique account to compete and receive all coursework and resources electronially. All information will be supplied to learners following course booking; please see the OneFile Learner induction video for a flavour of the OneFile system.