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East – Shared coach education 13 – 21 October

In October 2012, Scottish Hockey, Basketball Scotland, Netball Scotland and Scottish Swimming will work together to deliver UKCC Level 1 coaching courses as part of a shared education week. Each sport will deliver a standard UKCC Level 1 course and also a Fast track (technical content only) UKCC Level 1 course. The Fast track courses will acknowledge Approved Prior Learning (APL) and be open to any coach already holding a UKCC Level 1 qualification in any sport.

Programme aims

 -       Increase the number of deployed coaches progressing through the coaching pathway

–       Support local partners in the recruitment, retention & deployment of volunteers

–       Improve the quality of coaching & volunteering in the East region


Programme content

–       Coaches can undertake a maximum of three UKCC courses in one week

–       sportscotland will act as a central point of contact for all coach applications

–       sportscotland UKCC Level 1 subsidies will be utilised by coaches


UKCC   Level 1 Course




15th & 16th   Oct


Basketball (Fast track)

18th Oct



15th 16th   & 17th Oct


Hockey (Fast track)

18th & 20th   Oct



15th 16th   & 17th Oct


Netball (Fast track)

20th & 21st   Oct


Swimming – Teaching

13th 14th   15th & 16th Oct


Swimming – Teaching (Fast   track)

20th & 21st   Oct


Disability Inclusion Training

18th & 19th   Oct



Target Audience

–       Existing coaches & volunteers used by local partners who show the commitment and skills to undertake further coaching qualifications

–       New coaches, volunteers, young leaders and students looking to undertake a coaching qualification

–       Club coaches who can expand coaching delivery to another sport

The programme timetable is available here.

Register now by completing and returning an application form.










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