coaching workshops

Surrey Sports Workshops

These preferential-rate workshops provide the opportunity to gain a practical and theoretical grounding that physical activity deliverers can apply in club or private sessions. (See here for details of school teacher CPD and training.)

Most workshops listed below can be booked and paid online via Surrey County Council's payment system - just follow the relevant link. 

Please read our Booking Conditions (PDF) and our Workshop-specific  Privacy Notice. Once booked, full details of the workshop will be sent approximately one week before the workshop date.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Improve your awareness of safeguarding and protecting children, and recognise signs of abuse and poor practice. Find out more and book your place.

Please note that if ten or more people need to go on a Safeguarding & Protecting Children's workshop from your organisation, we can arrange a bespoke workshop at your venue.

Course dates here.

First Aid for Sport

This 4-hour theory and practical based First Aid for Sport course is tailored for sport coaches and fitness professionals. Find out more and book your place.

Course dates here.

Engaging young people in sport


Based on research from Surrey Youth Focus, this FREE workshop will explore which young people are under-represented in sport, what they are looking for, and the small changes your club could introduce to make a difference. Learn how you can reach new participants and open new funding opportunities.

Confirmed dates - more coming soon:
Camberley - Monday 26 November, 6.30-8.30pm
Ashford - Monday 10 December, 7-9pm
Godalming - Wednesday 23 January, 7-9pm
Guildford - Monday 28 Jan, 7-9pm
Reigate - Monday 4 February, 6.30-8.30pm

To find out more (including venue details) or to book please contact James Lovell.

Mental Health First Aid for Youth

StreetGames teaches a Mental Health First Aid course that is adapted to both the sports environment and to young people. Learners will explore the most common mental health conditions experienced by young people and discover what youth and sport workers can do to prevent and/or intervene when needed.

This YMHFA course destigmatises mental ill health and attendees report greater confidence in managing situations where young people present with troubling symptoms.

Cost: £35 for Surrey residents/club, £43 for non-Surrey

Monday 11 February 2019

6 - 9pm, Guildford

Surrey resident/club           Non-Surrey resident

Mental Health Awareness Training for Sport and Physical Activity

Developed with support from UK coaching, this course is designed for coaches, sport administrators, volunteers and front of house staff.

The workshop will share common misconceptions about mental health and the impact of stigma and discrimination; identify the positive impact that being active has on physical and mental health; expose the barriers that stop people getting active; and give you the knowledge to talk confidently about mental health. You will also learn where to signpost people to if they need support, and identify practical actions to make your service more accessible for everyone.

Cost: £35 for Surrey residents/club, £43 for non-Surrey

Tuesday 19 February 2019

7 - 10pm, Woking

Surrey resident/club          Non-Surrey resident

Inclusive Activities - coaching & engaging disabled people more effectively

The Inclusive Activity Programme will equip you with the skills to engage disabled people and people with long-term health conditions more effectively in your sport or activity.

It can significantly improve the confidence and competence of the coaching family, local community activators and health and care professionals to deliver inclusive activity.

Cost: £20

Tuesday 26 February 2019

19:00 – 22:00, Camberley

All delegates - booking

Time to Listen - safeguarding from the NSPCC

Taking a different approach to UK Coaching's Safeguarding and Protecting Children course it goes deeper into what a welfare officer is responsible for, how they function and the practical mechanics of how to contact regulatory bodies if you have concerns.

Cost: £35 for Surrey residents/club, £43 for non-Surrey

Monday 4 March

7 - 10pm, Dorking

Surrey resident/club          Non-Surrey resident

Leadership Running Fitness Course (LiRF)

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions. Suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders. Those completing the LiRF course must be 18 years or above and can only lead groups aged 12+.

Cost: £160 (£140 if attending on behalf of a recognised club).

Dates (all courses 9am - 5pm):

Sunday 2 Dec, Arena Leisure Centre, Camberley – click to book
Saturday 9 Feb, David Weir Leisure Centre, Carshalton – click to book
Sunday 3 Mar, Arena Leisure Centre, Camberley – click to book
Saturday 27 April, David Weir Leisure Centre, Carshalton – click to book

Contact us and further info

Can't find the workshop you are looking for? Know of a workshop you want to recommend? For any questions about our workshops, please contact our workshop team.

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