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Round 2 of the Swim Academy Programme @ The Quays, Southampton


20th March @ 11am


What is it?

  • Free for 16 to 24 year olds. Not in Full-time education or work (Over 16 hours) & hasn’t already attained a full level 3 qualification.
  • FREE Level 1 & 2 Swim England assisting/teaching qualification + optional free NPLQ (Lifeguard qualification)!
  • Work preparation Level 1 workshop + Maths & English upskilling for those that need it
  • Complete 100 hours of unpaid quality work experience, completed over/up to 16 weeks.
  • You don’t need to be a strong swimmer, just passionate to work in the industry!


What else?

  • Travel help for those that need it
  • DBS checks are all paid for! Previous conviction? This will be case by case, as you will be working with vulnerable people.
  • You might qualify for a financial weekly bursary up £50 per week.
  • Free full membership to the Quays during the course.


Progression Opportunity?

  • The Quays are low on swim teacher and are in need of recruitment! Level 2 Teachers start at £13.62 per hour.
  • NPLQ included to help make-up additional hours if wanting to make the role full-time
  • If you are already associated with a Swimming complex/organisation and want to complete your 100 hours there, then you can!
  • Alternatively to the above, the Quay are also looking to recruit some apprentices in either a Lifeguard role, Customer Service, Fitness or a combination of all 3!


Any questions, please let me know


Kind regards


James R Coates

Business Lead

Tel: 07920262166 | Switchboard: 01291 423655 Email:

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