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We work with Partners to advertise workshops and courses for sports coaches and clubs. Whether you are looking for a course in a specific sport or a more generic workshop, scroll down to see a full list of courses and workshops.

We work together to run a full programme of workshops for entry level coaches and for clubs working towards Clubmark (or equivalent) accreditation. In addition, we intermittently run a range of other workshops which you will also find listed below. We will list any other courses that we are aware of, for instance coaching award courses and CPD sessions organised by the governing bodies of sport.

If you would like further information on any of the courses, or if you would like to promote your workshops, training or courses on this website, please Contact Us>>


Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Create a positive sports experience for Young People

This workshop will give you the best practice tools you need recognise and respond appropriately to issues of safeguarding and child protection.  this will increase your confidence and help you create a positive sports experience for young people.  

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching.

  • Explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response.

  • Recognise and respond to possible the signs of child abuse.

  • Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

To book please select one of the following dates/venues: 



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Mental Health Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity

This three-hour workshop is designed to give coaches, volunteers, sport administrators and front-of-house staff the confidence to support people with experience of mental health problems to be more active.

It has been developed with the support of UK Coaching, and input from people living with mental health problems and colleagues working in the sport and physical activity sectors. This practical workshop will help you:  

  • Understand common misconceptions about mental health and the impact of stigma and discrimination
  • Identify the positive impact that being active has on physical and mental health
  • Appreciate the barriers that stop people getting active
  • Talk confidently about mental health
  • Know where to signpost people to if they need support
  • Identify practical actions to make your service more accessible for everyone

MHASPA has been independently evaluated by a team of researchers from Loughborough University. Their findings show that:

81% of respondents agreed or strongly agreed that their knowledge of mental health had improved following the training. This was maintained at the six month follow up (83%).

84% of respondents agreed their attitude to mental health has changed, with 81% reporting they had used the knowledge from the training course.

(Loughborough University, 2017)

Course details

  • No prior knowledge of mental health is necessary
  • Can be delivered in-house at the location of your choice
  • Up to 20 delegates can attend
  • All CIMSPA-registered delegates who complete the workshop will be eligible for 3 CPD points.

Dates coming soon



Time to Listen Course

This course has been developed by the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) specifically for people who have a designated role in safeguarding within a sports setting. Time to Listen is a three hour workshop for Club Welfare Officers (CWO). CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshop previously and will need to bring their own reporting procedures to the workshop. Please ensure that your National Governing Body accepts the multi-sport version of this Time to Listen course before booking. The workshop will:

  • Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environment.
  • Explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment

  • Apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice

 The course is interactive with group activities and discussions and helps Club Welfare Officers to understand their role and be most effective.  It gives the opportunity to share experiences and reflect on how to make Safeguarding in the Club ‘live’.

 Our next course is taking place on:




Become a Walking for Health Walk Leader

This one day course will help you on your way to lead a Health Walk in your local area. Health Walks are short, free, organised group walks lasting a minimum of 10-30 minutes and never longer than 90 minutes. Walks are open to all but particularly suitable for those who have do little or no structured walking and wish to improve their health and wellbeing.

There are expectations of a walk leader and support will be provided, see Overview of the programme



Inclusive Activity Programme 

The Inclusive Activity Programme provides individuals with access to a tailored three-hour face-to-face practical workshop delivered by inclusion experts and supported by ongoing learning and development opportunities. This support package will enable participants to continually develop their coaching skills and confidence to tailor delivery to a variety of different audiences.
During the practical workshops participants will undertake a range of practical activities which will enable them to:

  • Learn about practical tools to support inclusive delivery
  • Explore creative ideas to support disabled people to take part in physical activity and sport
  • Complete a workbook that will support participants delivery of activity sessions following the workshop
  • Learn about local opportunities, organisations and further training both for themselves and the disabled people they support

We will be running a number of these workshops around the county, to book please select/click on the appropriate venue/date below:

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Emergency First Aid in a Sport/Activity Setting 

A comprehensive first aid course delivered over 6 hours and designed to provide training to enable the first aider to reduce the effects of illness and injury suffered by those in a sport setting.  Assessment is continual over the duration of the course by the Instructor and is HSE certified.  Certification is valid for 3 years.

We recommend that you contact SGL Training Ltd to discuss and arrange your training directly.  Alternatively you can contact our office to discuss your needs further we are more than happy to help. 



Exploring Sports Coaching & Psychology

  • Venue: Online
  • Cost: Free


The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) from the NSPCC has a number of webinars and opportunities for e-learning.Including: 



A free online course about the benefits of physical activity for older adults and in particular those who are beginning to experience a decline in their physical function, referred to as those who are ‘in transition’.


Other Local Opportunities: