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Current Courses and Training

To book onto any of these courses please follow the application instructions provided for each course.

Vital Information

Tuesday 26th August 2014

Over 8 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Aquatics Centre, 2 Booth Street East, M13 9SS

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Price £680.00

ASA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Aquatics

Course Info

This course leads to a vocational qualification designed for you to learn how to effectively apply your skills, knowledge and understanding of teaching aquatics.


Description

This qualification aims to provide and equip you, with the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques to effectively plan, prepare, deliver, monitor and evaluate aquatic teaching sessions.

This qualification is endorsed by UKCC and sits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

Units:
201: Understanding the FUNdamentals of coaching/teaching sport

202: Understanding how to develop participants through coaching/teaching sport

203.1: Understanding the FUNdamentals of child development in coaching/teaching sport

204: Understanding the principles of evaluating coaching/teaching practice

205: Plan a series of aquatic teaching sessions

206: Prepare the aquatic teaching environment

207: Deliver a series of aquatic teaching sessions

208: Monitor and evaluate aquatic teaching sessions

This course is being held at the Manchester Aquatics Centre, 2 Booth Street East, M13 9SS

Pre-Requisites

Minimum age is 17. Closing date is 12th August 2014

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 13th September 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Athletics Arena, Rowsley Street, , M11 3FF

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Price £400.00

England Athletics Coach Award (L2)

Course Info

This course also has a third training day plus an assessment day. Please check you are able to attend on the dates given for these before booking.

This qualification is the cornerstone of the Coach Education Programme. The course plus assessment period is a total of four days including the formal assessment. Candidates will be able to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Currently qualified UKA Coaches looking to broaden their technical skills can also choose to attend this course as part of their continued education.

To attend you must be qualified at either UKA level 1 or above or Coaching Assistant in the new coach education programmefor at least 3 months.

Closing date for bookings will be 10 days prior to the first date.



Please note this course is a Athletic Coach course which means you need to sign up to the complete course and commit to attending all dates for the course, see below for the rest of the course dates.

Day 3 - Saturday 8th November 2014 - 9am to 5pm

All sections of the course will be held at the same venue.



There is an Assessment Day aligned with this course below, but others are available if not suitable:
Sunday 15th March 2015 at the same venue.


This course is being held at the Manchester Athletics Arena, Rowsley Street, , M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

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Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 13th September 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

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Price £150.00

Leadership in Running Fitness

Course Info

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

The course will enable you to deliver fun and safe sessions to multi-ability groups and give advice and support to the new runner, as well as developing pathways for those who want to progress. It focuses on understanding and overcoming barriers to participation in running and how to increase participation by those not traditionally attracted to a running club.

This course is being held at the Regional Athletics Arena, Eastlands, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

It is a legal requirement that you also have a DBS check with UK Athletics.

Application Instructions

To book please visit http://www.englandathletics.org/courses.asp?itemTitle=Coaching+Assistant&section=33&courseType=0001300000030006&region=&keyword=Search&distance=5&postcode=m11+3ff

England Athletics affiliated club member cost £130

Non Member £150

Vital Information

Sunday 21st September 2014

Over 3 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

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Price £150.00

1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport

Course Info

Aim of the Qualification
The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with an introduction to the processes and
principles of supporting child development through multi-skills. This will include understanding how
to support child development through multi-skills via the practical coaching of linked and
progressive multi-skills sessions.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the qualification, learners should be able to:
understand key principles of child development through multi-skills
understand the principles that apply to fundamental movement skills (FMS)
understand the principles that apply to fundamental sports skills (FSS)
understand activities that support FMS
be able to plan linked and progressive FMS sessions
be able to deliver FMS session
be able to evaluate a multi-skills coaching session
be able to design activities to support FSS
be able to deliver an FSS coaching session
be able to evaluate an FSS coaching session.


Progression

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary multi-skills
coaching role. Learners may also wish to develop their knowledge and/or skills through three
possible routes (included in Figure 2 on page 9).
Broaden their coaching knowledge through the completion of a Level 2 Diploma in a sportspecific
context.
Develop generic coaching knowledge in the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in
the Principles of Coaching Sport (L3POCS). This qualification aims to develop generic
coaching knowledge to an advanced level.
Work toward the achievement of the sport-specific coaching qualification at Level 3. These
qualifications require learners to demonstrate competence in coaching a specific sport to
participants using linked and progressive coaching sessions.

This course is being held at the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M40 8NT

Pre-Requisites

To register onto the 1st4sport L2AMDSQ learners must be

17 years of age.
Level 2 Award in the Principles for Coaching Sport (QCF)
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Preparations for Coaching Sport (QCF)
1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and
School Sport (QCF)
QCF accredited Gym Instructor qualification
QTS + Physical Education specialism
BSc Degree in Sports Coaching (inclusive of practical delivery)
or other equivalent based on individual application

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 29th September 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wenlock Way Offices, Wenlock Way, West Gorton, M125DH

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Price £20.00

Recognition, Management and Treatment of Common Sporting Injuries (Ankles)

Course Info

About the Course

Its main aim is to

Give participants the confidence to recognise and treat minor sporting injuries related to the ankle and to refer more serious injuries onto qualified professionals.

Some of the things you will cover.

Topics include:

- Basic anatomy of the ankle area.

- Ottawa ankle rule for fractures.

- Common sporting injuries and treatment.

- General rehabilitation of ankle injuries.

- Prevention strategies for avoidance of ankle injuries.

The workshop will be a mixture of lecturing, hands on practice, and group discussions.

At the end of this course a student should be confident in describing some of the most common ankle injuries, their treatment/rehabilitation and prevention.

For the first session

Bring note pad and pen. Loose clothing.

Any other information

As part of this workshop participants may be working on each other. Therefore students should be willing to expose parts of their body for examination and so should wear loose clothing that can be easily removed.

Tutor Background

Christian is a qualified Physiotherapist and Sports Therapist with experience of working within various sports including Rugby, Football, Volleyball and Running. He has worked with elite athletes at for Cumbria Rugby as well as at the Olympics and Paralympics and the Commonwealth Games.

He is also a qualified sports coach with various NGB qualifications as well as a sports lecturer in FE colleges teaching sports studies including sports injury.

This course is being held at the Wenlock Way Offices, Wenlock Way, West Gorton, M125DH

Pre-Requisites

Participants should have completed a recent First Aid course.

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 13th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wenlock Way Offices, Wenlock Way, West Gorton, M125DH

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Price £20.00

Recognition, Management and Treatment of Common Sporting Injuries (Knee)

Course Info

About the Course

Its main aim is to

Give participants the confidence to recognise and treat minor sporting injuries related to the knee and to refer more serious injuries onto qualified professionals.

Some of the things you will cover.

Topics include:

- Basic anatomy of the knee area.

- Ottawa knee rule for fractures.

- Common sporting injuries and treatment.

- General rehabilitation of ankle injuries.

- Prevention strategies for avoidance of knee injuries.

The workshop will be a mixture of lecturing, hands on practice, and group discussions.

At the end of this course a student should be confident in describing some of the most common ankle injuries, their treatment/rehabilitation and prevention.

For the first session

Bring note pad and pen. Loose clothing.

Any other information

As part of this workshop participants may be working on each other. Therefore students should be willing to expose parts of their body for examination and so should wear loose clothing that can be easily removed.

Tutor Background

Christian is a qualified Physiotherapist and Sports Therapist with experience of working within various sports including Rugby, Football, Volleyball and Running. He has worked with elite athletes at for Cumbria Rugby as well as at the Olympics and Paralympics and the Commonwealth Games.

He is also a qualified sports coach with various NGB qualifications as well as a sports lecturer in FE colleges teaching sports studies including sports injury.

This course is being held at the Wenlock Way Offices, Wenlock Way, West Gorton, M125DH

Pre-Requisites

Participants should have completed a First Aid course.

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 18th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

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Price £30.00

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Course Info

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport.

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

Newly updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.

'The 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshops and resource meet the key safeguarding learning needs of coaches and other sports staff and volunteers. The NSPCC and its Child Protection in Sport Unit fully support the new workshop and resources to help organisations and individuals to act to make sport the best it can be for current and future generations.'

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 signs of child abuse

- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

This course is being held at the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Pre-Requisites

- Must be over 18

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 18th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

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Price £40.00

EFAW First Aid

Course Info

Course Content: This course will cover the following subjects:

Incident Management
Assessing the casualty
Recovery position
CPR
Heart attacks
Choking
Asthma
Head injuries

Practical Involvement: The course contains content of a practical and functional nature, given this participants should be in good general health. Students should appreciate that the course contains practical components where they will work with other course members.

Assessment:
1. Attendance on the course
2. Practical participation/demonstration of various components of the course content.

This course is being held at the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Pre-Requisites

-

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 19th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Map

Price £30.00

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Course Info

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport.

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

Newly updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.

'The 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshops and resource meet the key safeguarding learning needs of coaches and other sports staff and volunteers. The NSPCC and its Child Protection in Sport Unit fully support the new workshop and resources to help organisations and individuals to act to make sport the best it can be for current and future generations.'

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 signs of child abuse

- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

This course is being held at the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Pre-Requisites

- Must be over 18

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 19th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Map

Price £40.00

EFAW First Aid

Course Info

Course Content: This course will cover the following subjects:

Incident Management
Assessing the casualty
Recovery position
CPR
Heart attacks
Choking
Asthma
Head injuries

Practical Involvement: The course contains content of a practical and functional nature, given this participants should be in good general health. Students should appreciate that the course contains practical components where they will work with other course members.

Assessment:
1. Attendance on the course
2. Practical participation/demonstration of various components of the course content.

This course is being held at the Our Ladys Sports College, Alworth Road, M9 0RP

Pre-Requisites

-

Application Instructions

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