Here are some upcoming coach education courses which will be running in Kirklees this year.

The venue for all these courses will be  Stadium Business and Leisure Complex, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG (Next to Odeon)

Sports Coach UK Safeguarding Children

Ideally targeted at Voluntary clubs and Organisations, the course is aimed at equipping welfare officers and coaches with the necessary skills required, in order to deal with any situation where a child may be at risk.

Date: Tuesday May 29th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Community Amatuer Sports Clubs (CASC)

The course outlines the benefits and responsibilities of becoming a CASC club, to include rate relief, profits from trading and advice on PAYE

Date: Tuesday May 1st & Tuesday November 13th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Sport England Small Grants Programme

Designed for volunteers working in sport.  The course will cover successful completion of funding applications

Date: Tuesday May 8th & Tuesday November 20th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Valuing Volunteers

Suitable for individuals responsible for co-ordinating and managing other volunteers, or for undertaking an administrative role within their sports clubs or organisation.  The course provides specific skills, resources and support for volunteers and will help them contribute to the future success of their club and organisation

Tuesday September 11th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

First Aid

Accredited by the Health and Safety Executive the course offers training in basic first aid skills including resuscitation and is certificated.

Tuesday June 26th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Cost: £15 Voluntary Sports Clubs in Kirklees

          £20 for Non Voluntary Sports Clubs and external organisations

Kirklees Safeguarding Children

Targeted at voluntary club welfare officers and coaches, the course has been compiled by the Kirklees Safeguarding Board as an ‘in house’ course and is also open to those members of the Council’s workforce, who may come into contact with young people

Tuesday July 10th and Tuesday December 11th

Time: 6.00 – 9.00pm

Cost: £5 Voluntary Sports Clubs in Kirklees

         £10 for Non Voluntary Sports Clubs and external organisations

For further details and application forms please contact: Maureen Holroyd, Kirklees Communities & Leisure, Culture and Leisure HQ, Red Doles Lane, Huddersfield, HD2 1YF Tel (01484) 234098 or email

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Kirklees Sport and Physical Activity Development Team

Sport & Physical Development Team working with the voluntary and community sector to increase capacity. providing the latest information on funding, club support, coach education and news relating to the VCS and Sport.

2 Responses to Coach Education Courses 2012

  1. My name is Christine Charles

    At the moment I work with the Altogether Better Kirklees as a Community Health Champion but in 2009 to 2010 I worked the Young People service Teaching teenagers the benefit of a balanced diet.I ran a several classes educating to educate and create great meals.

    Then became an Aspire Role Model in 2011 with the Children of Black Parents Association at the Deighton Centre. I delivering presentation to primary schools to encourage them to be more motivate to achieve their goals. Furthermore I joined the KNH Achievers 16.12/2011 and The Young Achievers in March 2012.

    I would now like to become a Sports Coach UK Safeguarding Children and all that it offers as I am interested in becoming a Sports Coach Uk Safeguarding Child.

    How could I get involved I look forward to your reply

  2. AshleyLucas says:

    Hi Christine,

    To access the training you need to contact Maureen Holroyd. Her details are at the bottom of the article.

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