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Course Information

 

For more detailed information on all our workshop, coaching and judging courses please click the headings below

To enrol onto a course please go to the course enrolment page to see what is currently available
Coaching Course Fees and Pathway

Coaching Course Pathway

 

 

Course
Description
Member
Non-Member

UKCC Level 1 (The coaching pathway can begin at this level)

This course will qualify you to be an assistant coach within your chosen gymnastics discipline. You will learn theoretical gymnastic knowledge such as emotional, cognitive and biomechanical development, as well as discipline specific practical skills. You will be able to support budding participants in a variety of moves and apparatus and help them in their gymnastics development.

£319

£419

UKCC Level 2

As a level 2 coach you will be able to work independently to help participants develop their skills, strength and co-ordination. You are able to lead your own sessions, mentor and oversee fellow coaches, and open your own club. You can also help participants develop the skills required to compete in entry-level competitions.

£499

£619

Level 3 Coaching Theory

The Level 3 coaching theory qualification has been designed to provide you with the skills and understanding to support participants through a competition training cycle. Throughout the course you will develop the skills to evaluate, analyse and implement a training plan using a wide range of tools. 

£349

£449

Level 3 Technical Modules

Technical modules accompany the Level 3 technical theory course, together they complete the Level 3 qualification. Technical modules focus on specific skills and technical aspects, the number of modules will vary depending on which discipline you are coaching

£100 per module

£150 per module

Pre-School Add on Module

On this course you will have the opportunity to understand the key developmental areas and coaching strategies for preschool children. If you hold a UKCC Level 1 in any discipline you will be able to assist in preschool classes. If you hold a UKCC Level 2 in any discipline or Gymnastics Activity Instructor you will be able to deliver independently

£180

£250

 

Registration period for Courses

 Level 1- Courses will expire one year after the first day of the course

Level 2- Courses will expire one year after the first day of the course

If candidates sit their exam outside of their registration period they will have to contact their course organiser who will liaise with 1st4port to see if an extension can be granted (fees will apply)

 

 

Workshop Information and Fees
Workshops

 

Course
Description
Member 
Non-Member 

Sport Leaders

This award will give you the opportunity to develop many skills which will be of use to you, both in a sporting environment and in life in general.The Gymnastics Leader Award is a course that will help you develop many different volunteering skills, such as being able to communicate with others in a sports setting. The course will enable candidates aged 13+ years (including parents and ex-gymnasts) to assist in the delivery of the A-Z Gymnastics scheme under direct supervision of a Level 2 gymnastics coach. 

£45

£65

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

This workshop aims to increase awareness of safeguarding and protecting children, helping coaches to recognise signs of abuse and poor practice, and deal sensitively and effectively with issues that arise. It also prompts a review of coaching practice to ensure that sport provides a positive and enriching experience for children. The course can be attended by all those responsible for organising and delivering gymnastics (eg coaches, leaders, judges, welfare officers, club roles, volunteers and parents). This course can be attended by 18+ years (16+ years may attend with an appropriate adult). 

£35

£45

Time to Listen

This course will support you in your role as a club welfare officer and help to further develop your understanding of child protection and safeguarding within a gymnastics environment. This course is designed to support you and your club in the safeguarding and protection of children. You will learn about the policies and procedures in place, and the different roles and responsibilities of everyone contributing towards the safeguarding of children. You will be guided through a variety of exercises and activities in order to develop the skills necessary to implement best practice in your club.  You will already have completed a Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) workshop before attending this course. Learners must be at least 18 years old on the day of the course. 

£40

£50

Intro to Coaching

This course offers you the exciting chance to begin your coaching journey. You will learn about the fundamental skills of being a coach and how to apply these skills within a gymnastics environment. You will learn the roles and responsibilities of a coach, develop a basic understanding of the technicalities of gymnastics, and understand the role of a helper within coaching sessions.

£25

N/A

Intro to Judging

This course offers you an insight into the role of a judge. You will learn about the role and responsibilities of a judge, why we judge, and the important of judging. You will develop the knowledge to differentiate between basic skills, record and evaluate erros, and review performances.

£25

N/A

Intro to Event Volunteering

Intro to Event Volunteering offers you the exciting chance to begin a volunteering journey. You will learn about the different types of events to get involved with, the roles that are available – and how you can be involved in supporting the continued growth of our sport and enable those who want to take part.

£25

N/A

Re-Assessment/Registration Period
Re-assessment Fees

If you are deemed not yet competent for your assessment the below re-assessment fees will apply

  • Level 1 practical re-assessment- £80
  • Level 2 practical re-assessment - £105
  • Level1/2 logbook re-assessment- £20

If you would like to arrange a re-assessment please click here and return to coaching@welshgymnastics.org

 

Registration period for Courses
  • Level 1- Courses will expire one year after the first day of the course
  • Level 2- Courses will expire one year after the first day of the course

If candidates sits their exam outside of their registration period they will have to contact their course organiser who will liaise with 1st4port to see if an extension can be granted (fees will apply)

Reasonable Adjustments for Course
Reasonable adjustments

1st4sport and ourselves offer various reasonable adjustments to assist with a candidates learning to ensure there are no unnecessary barriers to completing their course. Below is an overview of adjustments that can be made. For more information on accessing any of the below please contact your course organiser

 

Discipline Transfer Matrix
Transfer Matrix

If you would like to transfer to coach a different discipline please follow this link to the transfer matrix to see which level you can start coaching your new discipline at.