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Waterford Sports Partnership, Ireland.
Waterford Sports Partnership - 'Everyone Active'

Helpers Certificate - (Swimming for People with Disabilities)

Course Content:
The Helper Certificate (Swimming for people with disabilities) will be held over 6-8 hours. This course is open to parents of children with a disability, disability organisation staff and other relevant persons. The course will equip you with:

  • Basic awareness of disability issues;
  • Basic knowledge of safety;
  • Basic knowledge of skills to help in a session led by a qualified teacher;
  • Knowledge of the benefits of swimming.

    What skills you will need:
    You do not need a high level of skill in the water to attend this course. You will need to be interested in the general area and have confidence in working with people with disabilities. /ul>

    Who should take part in this course:

  • If you are interested in becoming involved with a disability swimming group and wish to assist;
  • If you want to move on to the assistant teachers course but would like some base knowledge;
  • Parent of a child with a disability interested in assisting the child when learning how to swim or become comfortable in the water.

    If you would like more information on this course please contact: Katie Kelly, Sports Inclusion Development Officer by email or phone: Katie Kelly Tel: (051) 849757 .

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    Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 0761 10 2682
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