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

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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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Saturday 4th October 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the National Squash Centre, Rowsley Street, M11 3FF

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Price £240.00

UKCC Level One Certificate in Coaching Squash & Racketball

Course Info

A 2 day award designed to provide learners with the required 'How to Coach' and 'What to Coach' skills to deliver group coaching sessions to a variety of different participants. The award also looks at how to create an effective squash & racketball community, to increase participation, enhance and develop players, clubs & facilities.


Description

ESR Level 1 Award outcomes are that coaches should be able to: -
Identify player needs for a variety of different participants
Deliver Squash & Racketball to beginners of all ages & participation groups
Implement how-to-coach skills to create an inclusive & positive learning environment
Coach basic technical & tactical (what to coach) skills
Develop players' physical skills (ABC's) & squash specific movement skills
Use coaching resources as a planning, coaching & developmental tool
Use self-reflection and the feedback from others to develop own coaching practice
Organise informal play sessions, games and competitions
Understand effective club structures & development programmes to ensure the long term delivery of Squash & Racketball

A qualified ESR Level 1 Coach can coach Mini Squash, Squash & Racketball independently to groups of beginner players of any age, as long as activity is based on the Level 1 coaching resources.

This course is being held at the National Squash Centre, Rowsley Street, M11 3FF

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 4th October 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Our Lady's RC High School Alworth Road Blackley , M9 0RP

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Price £75.00

Basketball Level 1

Course Info

This is the basic level of coaching qualification for those who wish to commit to coaching basketball. The 16-hour course provides each candidate with the basic knowledge of basketball and coaching skills, and will enable the holder to assist a fully qualified Level 2 Coach.


Description

Your learning programme will develop your understanding of:

establishing and maintaining an effective, fair and equitable coaching environment
the principles of coaching
establishing and maintaining a safe coaching environment
planning coaching activities
planning for a safe coaching environment
preparing facilities and equipment for coaching activities
preparing participants for coaching activities
conducting planned coaching activities
supporting participants' behaviour and performance
concluding coaching activities
evaluating coaching activities
developing your coaching practice

This course is being held at the Our Lady's RC High School Alworth Road Blackley , M9 0RP

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Saturday 4th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Armitage Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, M14 6HE

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Price £75.00

England Korfball Level 1 Coaching Award

Course Info

This award has been developed to provide learners with the generic principles of coaching sport (including the 'how to' coach skills) as well as the technical
elements of coaching Korfball.


Description

The England Korfball Level 1 Award comprises of four modules. Learners will need to complete
all four modules to complete the award
- To understand the fundamental principles of coaching sport (pre-course)
- To identify and apply the principles of planning and conducting coaching activities in
Korfball
- To identify and apply the basic individual skills and techniques in Korfball using MECTS
(Marking, Evading, Catching, Throwing and Shooting)
- To identify and apply the basic rules of Korfball

This course is being held at the Armitage Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, M14 6HE

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 12th October 2014

Over 2 days, for 0 hrs per day

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

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Price £160.00

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

Course Info

The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF) is a vocationally related
qualification that provides learners with an opportunity to study and be assessed on both
the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching basketball to groups of adults and
children in an appropriate environment.

The knowledge gained from this award will enable learners to develop an understanding of safe, ethical and effective basketball coaching

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

Pre-Requisites

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

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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

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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

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

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Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Sunday 26th October 2014

Over 5 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

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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 Wright Robinson College, M18 8RL

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 27th October 2014

Over 5 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the Manchester Aquatics Centre, M13 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.

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

As part of your training resource material you are supplied with the ASA Swimming Teaching & Coaching Level 1 Text book.

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, M13 9SS

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

Monday 27th October 2014

Over 1 days, for 0 hrs per day

At the GreaterSport, Wenlock Way Offices, Manchester, M125DH

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Price £10.00

The changing landscape in PE and school sport - what coaches need to know

Course Info

A 3 hour workshop designed specifically for sports coaches (of any sport) who are delivering PE and School Sport in Primary Schools.

The session will provide a detailed insight into why the landscape is changing, what coaches need to be aware of, the impacts upon their practice and the new expectations that rest on the shoulders of coaches delivering in an education setting.


Content - New National Curriculum for PE, Planning a PE programme, School Sport Premium, Ofsted, Minimum operating standards for coaches and a recommended delivery model for PE.

This course is being held at the GreaterSport, Wenlock Way Offices, Manchester, M125DH

Pre-Requisites

Application Instructions

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Vital Information

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 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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