Volunteering in any role is both challenging and rewarding and to ensure the roles are done efficiently and correctly and there are a number of qualifications and training opportunities for the various roles. These include teaching and coaching qualifications, welfare and safeguarding awareness training, time keeper, judge qualifications, team manager, club captain and poolside helper qualifications.

Click here for a full list of teaching and coaching courses available through the ASA.

For more information on other courses and workshops please see below:

•    NSPCC Time to Listen
•    Team Manager Training
•    Young Aquatic Organiser Award
•    Young Aquatic Helper Workshop
•    Young Aquatic Leader Certificate
•    Positive Behaviour Workshop
•    Club captain

Not all clubs will pay fully for high level courses but they may be happy to contribute towards costs. Talk to your club and see what they can offer. County Sport Partnerships often run courses and can offer funding towards qualifications, more information on these can be found here: CSP

If you are under 25, there are many opportunities for you to volunteer within your club and we have a page on the website deduced especially to you. Head to the Young Volunteers section of this website.