Instructor Training

Upcoming MermaidsUK Instructor Courses;

Wednesday 15th February, Devon EX32 0SX

Tuesday 10th April, Devon EX32 0SX

Thursday 12th April, Southampton, SO16 8LX

To book onto any of our courses, please use the Contact form to email us with your information and the course you wish to attend.

MermaidsUK have developed a one day Instructor Course that has been endorsed through the YMCA and has 10CPD points awarded by  CIMPSA.  This course is available to Level 2 Swimming Teachers, allowing them to expand their knowledge within the aquatic environment and instruct safe mermaid sessions.

Course prerequisites are:

  • 16 years of age
  • Pass the MermaidsUK Swim Test – you can find this on our Experience page
  • Level 2 Swimming Teaching Qualification
  • Up to date DBS

The course content includes:

  • Health and Safety
  • Benefits of Mermaiding
  • Tail Research
  • The Mermaid Instructor
  • Planning Mermaid Sessions
  • Mermaid Skills – includes 3 hours of water time, learning a variety of skills
  • Different types of Mermaid Sessions
  • Mermaid Accessories and Extras

On completion of the course, the candidate will receive:

  • MermaidsUK Rash Vest
  • First years membership with MermaidsUK – including membership package
  • Certificate
  • Support with setting up their Mermaid business
  • One glitter pot and aloe vera gel