Current Courses and Training
To book onto any of these courses please follow the application instructions provided for each course.
Monday 8th December 2014
Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day
At the Manchester Communication Academy, Silchester Drive, Hurpurhey, M40 8NT
EFAW First Aid
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
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
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.
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
ASA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Swimming
This course leads to a vocational qualification designed for you to learn how to effectively apply your skills, knowledge and understanding of coaching swimming.
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.
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
Monday 16th February 2015
Over 5 days, for 0 hrs per day
At the Manchester Aquatics Centre, M12 9SS
ASA UKCC Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics (QCF)
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.
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.
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
Sunday 15th March 2015
Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day
At the Regional Athletics Arena, Manchester, M11 3FF
Leadership in Running Fitness
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. 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