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We work with  a wide range of partners to advertise workshops and courses for different activity providers, 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 accreditation. In addition, we intermittently run a range of other workshops which you will also find listed below. 

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>>


#ITSNOTOK is a Child Exploitation awareness raising campaign being run by Cumbria Safeguarding Children’s Partnership in partnership with the NSPCC.

 If you think Child Exploitation doesn’t happen in Cumbria – You’re wrong!!

County Lines – which is a form of child exploitation and abuse is happening on our doorstep!!

Exploitation can happen to anyone no matter of gender, ethnicity or sexuality

If you are a Safeguarding Lead or Club Welfare Officer this workshop is for you. If you work or volunteer in a sports club, gym or any other organisation running physical activity for Children and Young People then this workshop will,

  • raise awareness of this crime and how to spot the signs
  • help children identify when it is happening, and then know how to get help
  • provide information to support parents and carers
  • support professionals and volunteers to spot the signs and report it

 Tackling Child Exploitation is everyone’s responsibility.

 25th November 2020 - 7pm to 8pm 



ReActivate

ReActivate is a new, free, online training platform, designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in the sport, fitness, leisure and physical activity sector in England with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently return to work or restart their coaching activity. 



Supporting you through COVID

During COVID UK Coaching have a range of online opportunities, including:

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Exploring Sports Coaching & Psychology

  • Venue: Online
  • Cost: Free


Club Matters - Return To Activity

We know that there are a lot of questions around when people can safely return to activity and this can cause lots of concern for clubs and organisations.

In order to support you, and the people that you work with, Club Matters is developing a suite of new resources that are focused on preparing for this return. Find out more

In addition to the above, Club Matters are running a series of webinars.



Mental Health Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity

We’re delighted to inform you that through UK Coaching, you can access the online course ‘Mental Health Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity’ – usually £18 – for £8.99

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, UK Coaching, their awarding body 1st4sport and course partners – Mind and Sport England – have released it to the wider coaching community.

All you need to do is head to ukcoaching.org where you will be able to purchase the course. 

The mental health of the population is being challenged during this isolating time. 

Equipping you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and support people living with mental health problems, as well as with ways to support your own mental health, is crucial both now and going forward.

Coaches across the UK will be able to increase their knowledge of mental health, and confidence when applying the learning into their coaching practice.

Specifically, learners will be able to:

  • welcome and support people living with mental health problems in their sport and physical activity sessions
  • increase their knowledge of mental health problems
  • apply the learning in their coaching practice
  • make their club or organisation more inclusive.


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Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Every child deserves to enjoy playing sport and engaging in physical activity.

This interactive workshop will help those involved in sport or physical activity to recognise poor practice and the red flags of abuse, while also prompting a review of your practice to ensure that you provide a positive and enriching experience for all children.

The workshop, updated in May 2019, has been developed in partnership with the NSPCC and CPSU and includes new scenarios giving you the opportunity to learn through discussion, exploring the consequences of those decisions in a safe and supportive environment, helping to increase your confidence.

The guidance and scenarios provided are designed to counteract the latest threats to emerge that could impact on the physical or mental health of children in modern Britain, including being able to:

  • identify and recognise good practice and the implications for your activity delivery
  • explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
  • recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
  • Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

You will receive a copy of Safeguarding and Protecting Children: A Guide for Sportspeople at the workshop to guide you in your future delivery. Packed full of practical guidance it will help you to deal sensitively and effectively with any issues that arise.

NSPCC Online

An online course for safeguarding children and young people in sport. As the UK’s experts on safeguarding, the NSPCC’s Child protection in sport elearning course will help you to gain an understanding of your role in protecting children from abuse or harm and what to do when concerns arise. Cost £22.50



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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’.

 We are currently looking at converting this course content to an online version, please bear with us and check back later. 



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:

This course is available as a virtual course.



Physical activity in the treatment of long term conditions

Understand how physical activity is important in the prevention and treatment of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Osteoarthritis and lower back pain
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • COPD and asthma
  • Mental health (depression and anxiety)


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’.



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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. 


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