ASA Awarding Body qualifications and their specifications

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This section provides full specifications of all ASA Awarding Body qualifications. These qualifications have been developed to meet QCF standards and currently range from levels 1 to 3.

Please note ASA Awarding Body is not a training provider. We do not run courses. These qualifications contain course specifications only.

Teaching Swimming

  1. ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
  2. ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Aquatic Pre Fundamentals (QCF)
  3. ASA Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim (QCF)
  4. ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  5. ASA Level 2 Extended Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim Pre-Fundamentals (QCF)
  6. ASA Level 2 Teaching Aquatics (QCF)
  7. ASA Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming
  8. ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming
  9. ASA Level 3 Teaching Pre-School Swimming (Advanced)

Open Water

  1. ASA Level 2 Award in British Open Water Swimming (QCF)


  1. ASA Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)
  2. ASA Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)


  1. ASA Level 3 Aquatic Activity for Health

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