Scottish Curling Coach Education Structure
LEVEL 1 COACH – UKCC LEVEL 1 QUALIFICATION
The first stage of Scottish Curling’s coaching qualification pathway. Introduces new participants to the sport and improve their basic playing skills.
LEVEL 2 COACH – UKCC LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATION
Progression for experienced adult and youth coaches who have Level 1 accreditation. Develop core technical and tactical skills and core values in your players
INTRODUCTION TO COACHING WHEELCHAIR CURLING
Focus on developing core technical skills, up skilling on new coaching methods and providing tactical techniques to deliver Wheelchair Curling.
SKILL AWARDS ASSESSOR WORKSHOP – COLOURS & METALLIC
The assessor training will up skill both new and current assessors with the knowledge to assess Red, White and Blue athletes along with Bronze, Silver & Gold.
SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION CHILDREN (SGPC) COURSE
The recognised course for safeguarding and child protection training in sport,developed and certificated by Sports Coach UK.
Coach revalidation ensures that qualified coaches are kept up to date on latest practices whether it be in relation to curling techniques and strategies or generic coaching practices. It also enables coaches to continue to develop through gaining additional skills and knowledge.
The revalidation process has been updated to reflect the needs of Scottish Curling coaches, to benefit the coaches being coached and to meet best practice. All qualified coaches will require the following within a three year period since gaining their Scottish Curling Level 1 or Level 2 qualifiation:
- Hold a valid Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) certificate checked through Scottish Curling (required to be updated every three years)
- Hold a valid Safeguarding & Protecting Children certificate
- Complete a minimum of one Scottish Curling Continuous Professional Development (CPD) session and attend one Scottish Curling Coaching & Development Conference in the three years since gaining the qualification OR
- Complete a minimum of two CPD sessions, one of which must be sport specific delivered by Scottish Curling in the three years since gaining the qualification
Scottish Curling insures all current qualified coaches who are members of Scottish Curling while coaching within their qualification with Professional Indemnity Insurance. Click for Insurance Information and FAQs.