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>>
Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches
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 free!
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 for free.
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:
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:
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.
To book please select one of the following dates/venues:
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:
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:
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
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:
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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Understand how physical activity is important in the prevention and treatment of the following conditions:
The Open University has a number of free courses including:
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’.
Free Online Courses from Future Learn:
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.