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.

To book this course or for further information please contact enquiries@englandathletics.org 

  

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:

For further information including dates, times and cost or to book please contact Dawn Treanor on 01422 264742.

 

Cricket
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:

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|External link

 

Cricket
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:

Summary of coach award requirements

To fulfil the course requirements, you have to:

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|External link.

 

Football
Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football (FA)

Young footballers

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:

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.

For further information including dates, times and costs or to book visit West Riding County FA: Courses|External link or contact Sports Development on 01422 264745 or email sportsdevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk .

 

Netball
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:

For further information on dates, times and cost or to book visit Netball Yorkshire: UKCC courses|External link.

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