This course has been developed by the Scottish, English and Welsh Rugby Unions and is awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. The qualification is a vocationally-related qualification which sits on the Government’s National Qualifications Framework and is recognised by all three unions, in all three home countries.
Further qualifications are under development*
On completion coaches will be able to:-
This course is organised by approved coaching centres and delivered by SRU accredited coach educators. It will last approximately 21 hours (16 hours on course, 5 hours home study) and coaches must attend all three days to receive the final qualification
This course is competence based and involves on-course appraisal. It involves both classroom and outdoor practical activities, where coaches will be expected to participate fully in all sessions.
Candidates are required to be 16 years of age or over before they can be registered for qualification. They must also provide evidence of having completed the following:-
You may also benefit from the International Rugby Board (IRB) self-check assessments:
Please complete a UKCC Level 1: Coaching Children Rugby Union Application Form (pdf) indicating the date and venue of your selected course, your payment details and send it to:
Alternatively, please email a completed application form to Claire.Scott@sru.org.uk and include the details of your payment information.
In conjunction with sportscotland, Scottish Rugby is able to subsidise the course cost for those coaches and teachers working within our member and associate clubs and schools to grow the game at a price of £50. If you do not coach with one of our member clubs and schools then you must pay the unsubsidised price of £200.
Candidates MUST send payment by cheque made payable to Scottish Rugby.
We are NOT able to invoice candidates unless they are part of a club or school who are currently on the Scottish Rugby vendor list. In this case, please provide details of whom to invoice (name and address of organisation and contact email address).
PAYMENT FOR YOUR COURSE SHOULD BE MADE IN ADVANCE, OR YOUR PLACE CANNOT BE GUARENTEED. UNFORTUNATELY, NO REFUND WILL BE OFFERED SHOULD CANDIDATES WITHDRAW PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE. WE WILL HOWEVER ENDEAVOUR TO PLACE YOU ON AN ALTERNATIVE COURSE AT A LATER DATE.
22 March 2014, 29 March 2014 9.00am-5.00pm
24 March 2014 6.30pm-9.30pm
16 May 2014 6.30pm-9.30pm
17 May 2014, 18 May 2014 9.00am-5.00pm
30 May 2014 6.30pm-9.30pm
31 May 2014, 1 June 2014 9.00am-5.00pm
1 June 2014, 8 June 2014 9.00am-5.00pm
2 June 2014 6.30pm-9.30pm
31 May 2014, 7 June 2014 9.00am-5.00pm
6 June 2014 6.30pm-9.30pm
Please contact Claire Scott, Coach Development Administrator (Email: Claire.Scott@sru.org.uk Tel:0131 346 5167) should you have any questions.
*Details of workshops for coaches of children will be available here once they are confirmed.