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Qualifications and Workshops

National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications, and workshops provided by other organisations, remain the most accessible and recognized way of developing your capabilities as a coach. NGB qualifications allow coaches to progress and diversify as a coach and are the best way for others to judge the level at which a coach can operate. They are central to coaching development and support the improvement of technical knowledge and delivery skills.

Along with an NGB qualification, to ensure coaching practice is safe, appropriate and coaches have the skills to deal with all situations that may arise, various organisations offer complimentary workshops, such as Safeguarding and Protecting Children.

Three of these workshops are included in the Minimum Standards for Active Coaches (MSAC) as determined by sportscoach UK. Suffolk Sport offer these courses, along with First Aid training and workshops for clubs, in the form of the annual Club and Coach Education Programme. These courses and workshops are heavily subsidised by Suffolk Sport, with preferencial rates offered if you are a Suffolk Sport topcoach, or a coach/member of an accredited club.

To compliment the NGB qualification and MSAC workshops, coaches can access a raft of other sessions designed to improve a coaches knowledge and understanding. Suffolk Sport have collated these workshops, and are offering to organise as and when enough interest has been received.

If you can't find the course you are after, please contact Suffolk Sport below.

Coaching courses

Safeguarding and Protecting Children (6th September 2018)

Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: Suffolk FA, The Buntings, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5GZ

A required course for all Suffolk Sport topcoaches but is open to all. This workshop covers protecting yourself and the young people you work with by following good practice. Learn to recognise signs of abuse and what to do if you have concerns. This course forms part of the minimum standards for coaches.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children (7th November 2018)

Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: King Edward VI School, Grove Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3BH

A required course for all Suffolk Sport topcoaches but is open to all. This workshop covers protecting yourself and the young people you work with by following good practice. Learn to recognise signs of abuse and what to do if you have concerns. This course forms part of the minimum standards for coaches.

Simon King

Simon King

Sports Development Officer (Coaching, Volunteering, Be Inspired & Satellite Clubs)

Suffolk Sport

Address
C/O SCDC East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1RT
Telephone
01394 444580
Website
http://www.suffolksport.com
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