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In2Aquatics Academy

6 March 2018

The In2Aquatics Academy is a fully funded opportunity that provides a combination of swim based activities and tailored employment support for young people not currently engaged in education, employment or training. Edinburgh Leisure are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and reliable young people 16 - 24 years old with a passion for sport who would be able to commit to the project for 8 weeks. 


The In2Aquatics Academy Provides:

  • The chance to obtain your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Exposure to quality, structured swim teaching sessions and the opportunity to shadow highly qualified teachers
  • Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR
  • Opportunity to gain a UKCC Level 1 Teaching Aquatics and SCQF Level 5 in Sports Leadership qualifications
  • Advice and guidance on education and training opportunities to help develop you & kick start your career in the sports industry
  • An environment that helps increase confidence and self-esteem


The project will be delivered between March and April 2018 at Gracemount Leisure Centre, however city wide travel to alternative venues will be expected over the programme. An information day detailing the project will take place on Tuesday 6th March, 10.30am - 12pm at The Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.


Please find attached the registration form for the project (please note this is a generic flyer and some information is subject to change). It is important that every young person who wishes to be considered for course, completes the attached registration form and returns it to myself, via post or email by no later than Thursday 1st March. All who register their interest will then be invited to attend the Information Day stated above, where they will get a full project overview, meet the course tutors and take part in a discussion with the tutors on their suitability to gain a place on the course.


If you have any questions or queries about the course, please do not hesitate to get in touch via email or any my contact details below. Please note we also have delivery planned in September and October, more information about this course will be circulated in the coming months.


Jack Martin
Community Development Officer - Volunteer Development
Direct: 0131 458 2192
Mobile: 0793 990 1799

Edinburgh Leisure
Vantage Point
3 Cultins Road
EH11 4DF
Tel: 0131 458 2100