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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 postivie 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: 


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:

19th September 2018 at Penrith Golf Club


Health Walk Leader Training

We have free walking for health training, for you to become a Health Walk Leader. Join us in Barrow on the 20th September:

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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.

Certification is valid for 3 years.

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

Provided by SGL Training


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Cumberland FA Young Leader Academy

The Young Leader Academy offers young people aged 14-21 a hub to gain valuable experiences and develop skills that can be applied to all walks of life. The YLA programme allows young people to further their knowledge and gain insight into various roles within football. For many, the programme can offer the start of a great adventure through volunteering in sport.

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Later Life Dementia 1st Septs Training 

This course is designed to provide physical activity and exercise instructors, teachers and instructors with both theoretical perspectives and practical applications to increase access and participation for people living with dementia. 

  • Date: 10th October 2018
  • Venue: Penrith Methodist Church, Wordsworth Street, Penrith, CA11 7QY
  • Cost: £110

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North West Walking Netball Host Training Course

  • Date: 8th September
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Venue: QES - Lunesdale Sports Centre, LA6 2HJ
  • Cost: £65 if affiliated to EN or £80 if not

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Leadership in Running Fitness

If you are over 18 years old and have an interest in running for fitness and would like to lead a group, then this is the course for you

  • Date: 23rd September
  • Time: 9-5
  • Cost: £160 (Club discount rate £140)
  • Venue: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria C11 7EG


Lowland Leader / Mountain Leader Walk Training

  • Dates: 24th-25th September 2018 
  • Cost: £120 
  • Venue: The Old School Nether Wasdale.


Level 1 Table Tennis Coach Award

Designed to give learners the tools to start their journey on the Coaching Pathway.

  • Venue: Thwaites TTC
  • Date: 8th September
  • Price: £190


Courses from Rounders England

Please find below details on upcoming courses, places can be booked now via the membership platform.



Exploring Sports Coaching & Psychology

  • Venue: Online
  • Cost: Free


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’.



England Athletics provide a comprehensive list of courses from

  • Leadership in Running Fitness
  • Coaching in Running Fitness
  • Coaching Assistant
  • Athletics Coach 

Find out more by downloading the course flyer below



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


Other Local Opportunities: