Courses and Training

Internal Courses and Training

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

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Strength and Conditioning

This vocational qualification will introduce you to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching strength and conditioning.

What you will learn:
â—¾An understanding of the fundamentals of coaching sport, including the principles of planning, conducting and evaluating coaching activities
â—¾An understanding of how to plan, conduct and evaluate coaching activities in strength and conditioning for sport

Our Strength and Conditioning courses will be taking place over the following three days. Candidates must attend all three days of each course.

Starts Saturday 2nd December 2017 for 18 hours, in 3 days

£264.00

Platt Lane Sports Complex M14 7UU

Gareth Smith , 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10:00 AM till 16:00 PM

Saturday 9th December 2017, 10:00 AM till 16:00 PM

Sunday 10th December 2017, 10:00 AM till 16:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Safeguarding and Protecting Children


This three hour workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and poor practice, and give you the tools you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively, should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

What you will learn:
â—¾How to provide children and young people with a positive and enriching sporting experience
â—¾How to recognise and respond to the signs and symptoms of child abuse and poor practice
â—¾How to take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise

Starts Tuesday 20th February 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£36.00

Brooks Building, Birley M156AD

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Tuesday 20th February 2018, 18:00 PM till 21:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball

This course provides the basic level of coaching qualification for those who wish to commit to coaching basketball. This course has been developed in partnership with the National Source Group for Basketball and will enable you to assist a fully qualified Level 2 coach.

What you will learn:
â—¾Basic knowledge of basketball and coaching skills
â—¾Introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching basketball
â—¾An understanding of safe, ethical and effective coaching of basketball

Starts Saturday 17th March 2018 for 16 hours, in 2 days

£0.00

Exercise & Sport Science Centre, Cheshire Campus CW1 5DU

Gareth Smith , 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Saturday 17th March 2018, 09:30 AM till 17:30 PM

Saturday 24th March 2018, 09:30 AM till 17:30 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

How to Coach Disabled People in Sport

This workshop aims to answer the commonly asked questions about disabled sports participants and it will show you how, with a few minor adjustments to the way you work, you can make your coaching more inclusive and effective.

What you will learn:
â—¾include disabled people in sport
â—¾select appropriate coaching activities
â—¾make your coaching more inclusive and effective

Starts Thursday 22nd March 2018 for 2 hours, in 1 days

£32.00

Brooks Building, Birley M156AD

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Thursday 22nd March 2018, 18:00 PM till 20:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Strength and Conditioning

This vocational qualification will introduce you to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching strength and conditioning.

What you will learn:
â—¾An understanding of the fundamentals of coaching sport, including the principles of planning, conducting and evaluating coaching activities
â—¾An understanding of how to plan, conduct and evaluate coaching activities in strength and conditioning for sport


Our Strength and Conditioning courses will be taking place over the following three days. Candidates must attend all three days of each course.

Starts Saturday 21st April 2018 for 15 hours, in 3 days

£264.00

Exercise & Sport Science Centre, Cheshire Campus CW1 5DU

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Saturday 21st April 2018, 10:00 AM till 15:00 PM

Saturday 28th April 2018, 10:00 AM till 15:00 PM

Sunday 29th April 2018, 10:00 AM till 15:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

UK Dodgeball Association Level 2 Coaching Certificate

This one-day course is designed to enable those who have some experience of dodgeball to attain and develop the skills needed to deliver a high quality experience to players of all ages.

Starts Sunday 13th May 2018 for 6 hours, in 1 days

£90.00

Exercise & Sport Science Centre, Cheshire Campus CW1 5DU

Gareth Smith , 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Sunday 13th May 2018, 10:00 AM till 16:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Safeguarding and Protecting Children


This three hour workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and poor practice, and give you the tools you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively, should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

What you will learn:
â—¾How to provide children and young people with a positive and enriching sporting experience
â—¾How to recognise and respond to the signs and symptoms of child abuse and poor practice
â—¾How to take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise

Starts Tuesday 15th May 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£36.00

Brooks Building, Birley M156AD

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Tuesday 15th May 2018, 18:00 PM till 21:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

How to Coach Fundamentals of Movement

How To Coach The Fundamentals of Movement


By attending this practically based workshop, you will learn how to nurture physically confident children and adults “ key to a healthy and active lifestyle. The workshop has been updated to reflect the latest thinking presented in the Youth Physical Development Model (YPDM). As well as providing you with a thorough grounding in fundamental movement skills, it will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to incorporate key elements into every one of your sessions “ irrespective of the age group you coach. It uses as its framework the latest evidence-based research that isolates which movements and competencies children should have at particular stages in their development, right through to adulthood.

What you will learn:
â—¾Understand what fundamental movement skills are and why they are important.
â—¾Understand the process of observing and correcting movement skill competency.
â—¾Design and deliver warm-ups that promote movement skill development.
â—¾Design and deliver body weight management training exercises that promote developmentally appropriate movement skills development.

Starts Saturday 19th May 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£34.00

Brooks Building, Birley M156AD

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Saturday 19th May 2018, 10:00 AM till 13:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

This three hour workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and poor practice, and give you the tools you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively, should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

What you will learn:
â—¾How to provide children and young people with a positive and enriching sporting experience
â—¾How to recognise and respond to the signs and symptoms of child abuse and poor practice
â—¾How to take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise

Starts Wednesday 12th December 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£36.00

Cheshire Campus CW1 5DU

Gareth Smith, 0161 247 5683, g.a.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Course Sessions

Wednesday 12th December 2018, 18:00 PM till 21:00 PM

How to Apply

Apply via the website

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

External Courses and Training

1st4sport

With 1st4sport (Awarding Body)

1st4sport offers a wide range of qualifications and courses, visit their website for more information.

http://www.1st4sportqualifications.com/

Building from the Ground Up (BGU)

With Building from the Ground Up (BGU) (Awarding Body )

BGU offers a wide range of cheerleading courses and qualifications, visit their website for more details.

http://www.buildingfromthegroundup.com/Find-Course

Greater Sport

With Greater Sport (CSP)

Greater Sport offer a range of courses and qualification, visit their website for more information.

http://www.greatersport.co.uk/courses

Sports Coach UK

With Sports Coach UK (National Coaching Agnecy )

Sports Coach UK offer a range of workshops, visit their website for more information.

http://www.sportscoachuk.org/workshops/workshop-search

Badminton England

With Badminton England (NGB)

Badminton England offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.badmintonengland.co.uk/landingpage.asp?section=5589§ionTitle=FIND+A+COURSE

Baseball Softball UK

With Baseball Softball UK (NGB)

Baseball Softball UK offer a range of courses, visit their website for more details.

http://www.participant.co.uk/sportstructures/BaseballSoftballUK

Basketball England

With Basketball England (NGB)

Basketball England offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more details.

http://www.basketballengland.co.uk/learnimprove/training-and-education/search-courses#/category/4?year=2017&month=6

British Aikido Board

With British Aikido Board (NGB)

The British Aikido Board offer a range of courses, visit their website for more information.

http://www.bab.org.uk/cms/coaching/coaching-courses/

British American Football

With British American Football (NGB)

British American Football offer a range of qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishamericanfootball.org/coach-and-teach/find-a-course#.WTE_Tk0kuUk

British Canoeing

With British Canoeing (NGB)

British Canoeing offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/coaching-leadership/course-providers/#coaching-qualifications

British Cycling

With British Cycling (NGB)

British Cycling offers a range of courses, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/coaching

British Equestrian Federation

With British Equestrian Federation (NGB)

The British Equestrian Federation offer a range of courses, visit their website for more information.

http://www.bef.co.uk/Detail.aspx?page=UKCC

British Fencing

With British Fencing (NGB)

British Fencing offer a range of qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishfencing.com/courses/upcoming-courses/

British Ju-Jitsu Association

With British Ju-Jitsu Association (NGB)

The British Ju-Jitsu Association offer a variety of courses, visit their website for more information

http://www.bjjagb.com/coaching-course/

British Mountaineering Council

With British Mountaineering Councill (NGB)

The British Mountaineering Council offer a number of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.thebmc.co.uk/training-courses-with-the-bmc

British Swimming

With British Swimming (NGB)

British Swimming offer a wide range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

British Taekwondo

With British Taekwondo (NGB)

British Taekwondo offer a range of courses, visit their website for more information.

http://www.britishtaekwondo.org.uk/coaches-coaching/coach-taekwondo/

British Tennis (LTA)

With British Tennis (LTA) (NGB)

British Tennis (LTA) offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.lta.org.uk/coach-teach/courses/#/!/?format=All

Engalnd Rugby

With Engalnd Rugby (NGB)

Engalnd Rugby offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/coaches/

England Athletics

With England Athletics (NGB)

England Athletics offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.englandathletics.org/courses-and-bookings

England Boxing

With England Boxing (NGB)

England Boxing offer a range of qualifications and courses, for more information visit their website.

http://www.abae.co.uk/aba/index.cfm/education/

England Hockey

With England Hockey (NGB)

England Hockey offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/courses.asp?section=2031§ionTitle=Find+a+Course%2FWorkshop

England Netball

With England Netball (NGB)

England Netball offers a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.englandnetball.co.uk/coaching/ukcc-coaching-courses/

England Squash

With England Squash (NGB)

England Squash offer a range of courses and qualification, visit their website for more information.

http://www.englandsquash.com/courses

England Table Tennis Association

With England Table Tennis Association (NGB )

England Table Tennis Association offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://tabletennisengland.co.uk/organise/coaches/coaching-courses/

English Lacrosse

With English Lacrosse (NGB)

English Lacrosse offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more details.

http://register.englishlacrosse.co.uk/shop

Exercise, Move, Dance UK (EMDUK)

With Exercise, Move, Dance UK (EMDUK) (NGB)

EmdUK offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://portal.emduk.org/coursesavailable

Lancashire Cricket

With Lancashire Cricket (NGB)

Lancashire Cricket offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.lancashirecricket.co.uk/lcb/index.php?option=com_k2&view=itemlist&layout=category&task=category&id=66&Itemid=334

Manchester FA

With Manchester FA (NGB)

Manchester FA offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://eventspace.thefa.com/manchesterfa/participant/s.aspx?eventlen=55

Rounders England

With Rounders England (NGB)

Rounders England offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more details.

http://www.roundersengland.co.uk/get-involved/

Surfing England

With Surfing England (NGB)

Surfing England offer a range of coaching qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.surfingengland.org/english-surf-coach/

The Rugby Football (RFL)

With The Rugby Football (RFL) (NGB)

The RFL offer a variety of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.therfl.co.uk/coach

UK Cheerleading Association

With UK Cheerleading Association (NGB)

The UK Cheerleading Association offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://ukca.org.uk/education/upcoming-courses/

UK Dodgeball Association

With UK Dodgeball Association (NGB)

The UK Dodgeball Association offer a range of courses, visit their website for more information.

http://ukdba.org/events/category/courses/

UK Snowsports

With UK Snowsports (NGB)

UK Snowsports offers range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.uksnowsports.co.uk/default.asp?contentID=1

Volleyball England

With Volleyball England (NGB)

Volleyball England offer a range of courses and qualifications, visit their website for more information.

http://www.volleyballengland.org/courses

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