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Upcoming Coach Education Courses

Below is a table of upcoming courses being run by Special Olympics. If you are interested in any of these course's please contact Courtney on the details below:

Courtney Savage
Tel: 028 90239023
E-mail: courtney.savage@specialolympics.ie 


Internal Courses 
Course DateVenueCost
Bocce Officials Training25th Jan '20Jim Baker Stadium
(Templepatrick) 
No Cost 

External Coach Education Courses

Below is a table of upcoming courses being run by local councils, Local Sports Partnerships (LSP's) and National Governing Bodies (NGB's). If you are interested in any of these courses please click on the relevant link. 

Athletics 
Course DateVenueCostLink
UK Athletics - Coaching AssistantDates & venue set based on waiting list membership£175Waiting List
UK Athletics - Athletics CoachDates & venue set based on waiting list membership£350Waiting List
UK Athletics - Event Group Coach Dates & venue set based on waiting list membership £150Waiting List
Athletics Coach Technical Modules OnlineFree 
Technical Modules

 Football
Course DateVenueCostLink 
IFA Grassroots Intro To CoachingVarious dates and venues available, please click link.
£20IFA
IFA Level 1 Coaching AwardVarious dates and venues available, please click link. £220IFA 
FAI Kick start/ PDP 1 Various dates and venues available, please click link. €45FAI
FAI Kick Start/ PDP 2 Various dates and venues available, please click link. €75FAI

 Gymnastics
 CourseDateVenueCostLink
GymSTART Introductory
Module
15th Feb '20National Gymnastics
Training Centre 
(Dublin)
€85Gymnastics Ireland
GymSTART Level 1
Coaching Course
1st & 2nd Feb '20National Gymnastics
Training Centre
(Dublin)
€200Gymnastics Ireland


 Swimming
 CourseDate Venue CostLink
Level 1 Assistant Swimming
Coach
31st Jan '20National Aquatic Centre
(Dublin)
€375
Swim Ireland
Level 1 Assistant Swimming
Teacher
31st Jan '20ALSAA
(Dublin)
€375
Swim Ireland
Level 1 Assistant Teacher 14th Feb '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex €375 Swim Ireland
Level 1 Assistant Teacher28th Feb '20Infinity Swim Academy€375
Swim Ireland
Level 2 Swimming Teacher14th April '20Lagan Valley LesiurePlex€675
Swim Ireland
Level 2 Swimming Coach17th April '20National Aquatic Centre
(Dublin)
€675
Swim Ireland

 Horse Sport Ireland 
Course DateVenueCostLink 
Introduction Course18th Feb '20
Castle Leslie
(Monaghan)  
 €100HSI
Introduction Course3rd March '20Knightfield Stud
(Kildare)
 €100HSI

 Ards and North Down Borough Council 
Course DateVenueCost Link 
Safeguarding Children & 
Young People 
20th Jan '20Londonderry Park£15/20Ards & North Down
Designated Officer 4th March '20Londonderry Park£15/20Ards & North Down 

 Armagh City,  Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council 
 CourseDateVenueCostLink
Safeguarding Children &
Young People in Sport 
28th Jan '20Craigavon Civic Centre £15 ABC Council
Emergency First Aid for Sport26th Feb '20Old Town Hall, Banbridge£20ABC Council
Designated Officer 2nd March '20Craigavon Civic Centre£15ABC Council
Safeguarding Children &
Young People in Sport
26th March '20Old Town Hall, Banbridge£15ABC Council

 Belfast City Council
 CourseDateVenueCostLink
Designated Officer17th March '20Shankill Leisure Centre£40Belfast City Council 

 Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
 CourseDateVenueCostLink
Safeguarding Children
& Young People
23rd Jan '20Omagh Leisure Centre£10Fermanagh & Omagh
First Aid for Sport19th & 26th March '20Omagh Leisure Centre £20Fermanagh & Omagh
Safeguarding Children
& Young People
23rd April '20Fermanagh Lakeland Forum£10Fermanagh & Omagh
First Aid for Sport18th& 25th June '20Fermanagh Lakeland Forum£20Fermanagh & Omagh
Safeguarding Children
& Young People
24th Sept '20Omagh Leisure Centre £10Fermanagh & Omagh
First Aid for Sport  19th & 26th Nov '20Fermanagh Lakeland Forum £20Fermanagh & Omagh
Designated Safeguarding
Children's Officer Training 
20 Feb '20Omagh Leisure Complex  £10Fermanagh & Omagh
First Aid for Sport 19th & 26th March '20Omagh Leisure Centre £20Fermanagh & Omagh
Safeguarding Children
& Young People
23rd April '20 Fermanagh Lakeland Forum£10Fermanagh & Omagh
Designated Safeguarding
Children's Officer Training
 28th May '20Fermanagh Lakeland Forum£10Fermanagh & Omagh

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council 
 Course DateVenueCost Link 
Safeguarding Children & 
Young People in Sport
20th Jan '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex£15Lisburn & Castlereagh
First Aid in Sport27th Jan '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex£25Lisburn & Castlereagh
Children's Designated 
Officer Training 
10th Feb '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex£15Lisburn & Castlereagh
Safeguarding Children &
Young People in Sport
24th Feb '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex£15Lisburn & Castlereagh
First Aid in Sport 2nd March '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex £25Lisburn & Castlereagh
Safeguarding Children 6th April '20Lagan Valley LeisurePlex£15Lisburn & Castlereagh

 Derry City & Strabane District Council 
CourseDateVenueCostLink
Safeguarding Children16th Jan '20Brandywell£5Derry & Strabane
Sports First Aid 18th Jan '20 Templemore Sports Complex£10Derry & Strabane
Designated Child Officer22nd Jan '20City Baths£5Derry & Strabane
Designated Child Officer5th Feb '20Riversdale Lesiure Centre£5Derry & Strabane
IFA Level 1 29th Feb, 1st & 8th March '20Leafair£75Derry & Strabane
Safeguarding Children5th March '20Derg Valley Leisure Centre £5 Derry & Strabane