Coach education and qualifications
Sport specific courses
Athletics - Leadership in Running Fitness - England Athletics
A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.
Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.
The Leadership in Running Fitness course will enable you to deliver fun and safe sessions to multi-ability groups and give advice and support to the new runners, as well as developing pathways for those who want to progress. It focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club. Please note: the minimum age for this course is 18.
- Course one code: NC0454 Date: Saturday 18th May, 9.00 - 17.00
- Course two code: NC0456 Date: Saturday 5th October, 9.00 - 17.00
- Spring Hall Sports Facility
Halifax, HX3 0AQ
To book this course or for further information please contact email@example.com
Community Sports Leader Award (CSLA) - Sports Leaders UK
The award gives people aged 16 and over the skills needed to lead groups in safe, sporting and recreational activity.
It encourages participants to take responsibility for others, develops organisational and communication skills and instils confidence in people for whom leading groups in sporting activities is a new experience.
The majority of the course is practical in nature with an emphasis on learning through doing, rather than through written work. Participants require indoor / outdoor clothing suitable for sports related activities.
The course includes:
- Organisational skills
- Events and competitions
- Safety in sport
- Games and improvisation
- Know your friends
- Games and event experience
- Fitness for sport
- Ten hours voluntary leadership
- First Aid.
For further information including dates, times and cost or to book please contact Dawn Treanor on 01422 264742.
ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) - Level 1 Assistant Coach Award
The course is aimed at beginner coaches who will be able to ‘assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision’.
This role may include running warm ups, cool downs, small sided games and small group work. The course is essentially designed for parents and volunteers starting on the coaching pathway.
The course will help coaches prepare for, deliver and review cricket coaching sessions. It will enable them to:
- introduce and develop the game of cricket to people of all ages in a safe and enjoyable way
- develop and improve players (as people as well as cricketers)
- develop coaching skills, knowledge and qualities
- demonstrate competence against UKCC (UK Coaching Certificate) / National standards for coaches.
For further information including dates, times and cost or to book please contact Dennis Verity on 01422 247729 or visit Cricket Development Group: Coaching and coach education|
ECB - Level 2 Coach Award
The role of the ECB Coach Award (UKCC 2) holder is to be able to “Prepare for, deliver and review coaching sessions”.
This course will help you to be able to:
- Introduce and develop the game of cricket to people of all ages in a fun and enjoyable way
- Develop FUNdaMENTAL movement skills
- Develop and improve players (as people as well as cricketers) particularly at FUNdaMENTAL and L2T stages of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model
- Develop your coaching skills, knowledge and qualities
- Demonstrate competence against UKCC2 / National Standard for coaches.
Summary of coach award requirements
To fulfil the course requirements, you have to:
- Attend the Good Practice and Child Protection Course (or equivalent)
- Attend the Cricket Coach First Aid Appointed Persons course (or equivalent)
- Complete the assignments set following Modules 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8
- Complete the home study packs and associated assessments prior to Module 4 and prior to Module 5
- Complete successfully the support practice module (minimum of 10 sessions of at least 30 minutes each, rising to one hour)
- Submit your record of coaching and assignments prior to your assessment day
- Attend an assessment day where you will be asked to coach a group of players and have a follow up viva on this and your record of coaching and assignments with and ECB assessor
- Demonstrate all the competence required for an ECB Coach Award (UKCC2).
For further information including dates, times and cost or to book please contact Dennis Verity on 01422 247729 or visit Cricket Development Group: Coaching and coach education|.
Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football (FA)
The knowledge gained from this qualification will enable you to develop a basic understanding of safe, ethical and effective football coaching to young people.
Candidates will learn how to:
- Safely organise and supervise football activities including mini soccer, small sided and conditional games.
- Understand different aspects of coaching children and the working relationship between these.
- Identify and adapt football activities and sessions for a variety of different age groups.
- Identify personal development opportunities in football including sport therapy, administration and officiating.
Candidates will be assessed via oral and written projects and assessments of their practical coaching during the course.
Please note that 100% attendance is required to pass this course.
UKCC Level 2 Coach Qualification
By successfully completing a Level 2 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:
- Prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
- Deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
- Evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities
- Knowledge and understanding.
For further information on dates, times and cost or to book visit Netball Yorkshire: UKCC courses|.