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Qualifications & Skills

Kate Blackham

TQUK Level 5 Award in Education & Training (RQF)

ASA Level One Swimming Teacher (2005)

ASA Level Two Swimming Teacher (2006)

RPL Coaching Swimming

UKCC Coaching Disabled Athletes

Halliwick Fundamentals for Disabled Swimmers

IOS Certificate: Disability Swimming

IOS Certificate: Deaf Friendly Swimming

IOS Certificate: Para Swimming

IOS Certificate- Visually Impaired Friendly Swimming

National Association of Swim Clubs for the Handicapped: Helpers Award

ASA CPD: School Swimming & the National Curriculum

ASA CPD: Aquatic Skills Framework - Synchro Stages 8-10

ASA CPD: Teaching Aquatics to Children with Learning Difficulties

CTAA1 Certificate in Teaching Aquaphobic Adults

Autism Swim*


IOS Certificate: Workforce Coordinator

ASA Train the Trainer v1: Volunteer Engagement


BSC Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (University of Kent)

Level 3 Award in Safeguarding Vulnerable Children & Adults

SEND Diploma Level 4

Level 3 Diploma in SEN

Certificate Person Centred Planning

Certificate Applied Behaviour Analysis

Diploma Positive Behaviour Support

Level 3 Award Understanding Autism

OU-The Autistic Spectrum: Theory to Practice

OU- Play, Learning & The Brain

Pathological Demand Avoidance

Mental Health First Aider


Local Authority: Wellbeing Support Officer (pupils out of school)

Social Emotional & Mental Health and SEN Teacher in specialist settings

Nurture Practitioner

Restrictive Physical Intervention- Team Teach/ Crisis Prevention Institute

Makaton Sign Language Level 2

British Sign Language Level 1


15+ years SEND personal assistant through direct payments scheme

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