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Current Courses and Training

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

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Sunday 2nd November 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

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.


Description

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.

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

Pre-Requisites

Minimum age is 17

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 8th November 2014

Over 3 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

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Price £150.00

1st4Sport Level 2 MultiSkills Coach Award

Course Info

Please contact the provider for courses details info@ballzone.co.uk

This course is being held at the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

Pre-Requisites

NA

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 10th November 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

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

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Price £45.00

Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Course Info

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.


Description

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.
You will receive a workshop resource upon attendance to the workshop.
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

5 reasons why you should attend a sports coach UK workshop:

1. Exchange ideas and learn from other coaches in different sports
2. Practical, hands-on learning to develop your coaching
3. Learn from subject specialists who will help you fulfil your potential as a coach
4. Pick up vital new knowledge that will improve your athlete/team's performance
5. Come away with an excellent resource “book or DVD “ for future reference*

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

Pre-Requisites

18+

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 15th November 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, M11 3FF

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Price £225.00

England Athletics Coaching Assistant (L1)

Course Info

This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions.


Description

This qualification begins the preparation to take a coaching role working under the supervision of a Coach (an existing UKA Level 2 coach or equivalent, or higher) or working from a UKA task card or session a plan written by the supervising Coach.

The basics of movement (biomechanics) will be taught and an introduction to some of the detail of Athletics events will be taught. This course can be taken without having to take a Leader award, although this progression is encouraged.

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

Pre-Requisites

Minimum age is 18

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 15th November 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, M11 3FF

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Price £400.00

England Athletics Coach Award (L2)

Course Info

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.


Description

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.

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

Pre-Requisites

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 17th January 2015 - 9am to 5pm

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

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 15th November 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

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Price £80.00

Basketball Level 1

Course Info

Basketball


For more information on this course please contact info@ballzone.co.uk

This course is being held at the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

Pre-Requisites

-

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 22nd November 2014

Over 4 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

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Price £160.00

Basketball Level 2

Course Info

Basketball


For more information on this course please contact info@ballzone.co.uk

This course is being held at the The Manchester College - Nicholls Campus, M12 6BA

Pre-Requisites

-

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 8th December 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

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

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Price £50.00

EFAW First Aid

Course Info

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ideal for coaches and volunteers who may have to manage everyday minor accidents. The course covers how to deal with minor and deteriorating conditions with any casualty and does not cover CPR.

What can I expect?

This workshop is delivered in a classroom environment and will cover the following:

The principles of DRABA
Unconscious casualty
Resuscitation
Personal safety
Heart Attack
Bleeding
Shock
Choking
Certification is valid for 3 years. This is not an HSE approved workshop as this is not applicable to 3 hour emergency first aid workshops

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

Pre-Requisites

Minimum age: 16 years. We also welcome young people from the age of 12. If under the age of 16, you must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian.

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 15th February 2015

Over 6 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson Sports College, Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M18 8RL

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Price £680.00

ASA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Swimming

Course Info

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


Description

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

Units:

201: Understanding the FUNdamentals of coaching/teaching sport

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

203: Supporting participants lifestyle through coaching/teaching sport

204: Understanding the principles of evaluating coaching/teaching activities in sport

205: Plan a series of swimming coaching sessions

206: Prepare the swimming coaching environment

207: Deliver a series of swimming coaching sessions

208: Monitor and evaluate swimming coaching sessions

This course is being held at the Wright Robinson Sports College, Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

17+

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 16th February 2015

Over 5 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Aquatics Centre, M12 9SS

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Price £395.00

ASA UKCC Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics (QCF)

Course Info

This course leads to a vocational qualification designed to provide you with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and understanding of the safe and ethical principles for effective teaching practices in aquatics.


Description

As an aspiring teacher this qualification will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a more senior qualified, experienced teacher of aquatics, at any level, in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

Units:

101: Understanding the FUNdamentals of coaching/teaching sport

102: Understanding the principles of planning coaching/teaching activities in sport

103: Understanding the principles of conducting coaching/teaching activities in sport

104: Understanding the principles of evaluating coaching/teaching activities in sport

105: Planning teaching activities in swimming

106: Conducting teaching activities in swimming

107: Evaluating teaching activities in swimming

This course is being held at the Manchester Aquatics Centre, M12 9SS

Pre-Requisites

16+

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 15th March 2015

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Regional Athletics Arena, Manchester, M11 3FF

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Price £155.00

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.


Description

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

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

Pre-Requisites

18+

Application Instructions

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