Coaching plays a big part in sport. Individuals need to ensure they have the right qualifications and training in order to deliver quality training sessions for all, especially young people. 

How we can help

We provide introductory and supporting courses for local coaches and volunteers with opportunities to take part in a range of sport specific and generic coach education courses. The cost of these is minimal or free.

View our coach education courses calendar

How to apply for our coaching courses

You will need to complete an application form to book a place on one of our coaching courses.

Download a coaching course booking form 

More information

Please contact us if you would like more details on the courses we run or for more information on becoming a sports coach.
You can also find details of more advanced sport specific coaching courses by visiting the relevant sport's National Governing Body (NGB) website.

Find a Welsh NGB of sport website

Below is a table of the minimum qualifications needed for different coaching roles:

Coaching role Qualification 
Volunteers Leader award
Assistant Coach UKCC Level 1
Head Coach UKCC Level 2
Regional / Mentor UKCC Level 3
National / Professional UKCC Level 4

*UKCC = United Kingdom Coaching Certificate