Training Courses and Workshops

Whether you’re a club operator, a coach, or a run group leader we’ve got a wide range of training courses and workshops to expand your skills and knowledge and support you to achieve your goals.

Our courses are led by professionals from within the sector with some leading to formally recognised qualifications. Starting in July 2017, we have a range of dates and times to suit everyone. Places are limited so we advise that you book your place immediately to avoid disappointment.  

Did you know, Active Cheshire now have an exciting membership which gives you reduced prices on all training?  For more information about how to become a member and to find out all about the exciting benefits you will receive, Click here

Not found what you need? We can also provide high quality, tailored courses to support your organisation. Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements.

Governance is now more important than ever to organisations wanting to access investment. Make sure you know the very latest and that your organisation’s governance does not let you down. Receive information, support and guidance from our local team of experts that can help and advise you.

To access Sport England investment, groups, clubs and organisations need to ensure they have minimum standards in place in relation to governance.  This session will specifically equip you with the information you need

Cost : £50

To book your place, click here

Learn useful strategies to help people get active, and innovative nudge techniques to ensure they stay active

Behaviour change is a series of small steps taken over time as part of a journey. The goal of that journey may be to reverse unhealthy patterns of behaviour, such as an inactive lifestyle, and can be useful in other social areas, such as stopping smoking or implementing a healthier diet.

  • Use EAST (Easy, Attractive, Social, Timely) as a simple framework for achieving behaviour change.
  • Master simple strategies that can influence behaviour and ensure participants keep coming back to sessions and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Identify the individual needs, motivations and goals of participants, and how to tailor your delivery methods to suit them.

Cost: £50

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50

To book your place, click here

This training course will provide delegates with practical bid writing techniques, enabling them to produce focused proposals, increase their success rates and understand how to write a compelling case.

This workshop is ideal for anyone who may need to write funding applications for the first time or who dont have the confidence to seek need investment through funding applications. Individual's are encouraged to bring along funding applications they are working on, or bids that have previously been submitted by their organisation for use in the interactive elements of the workshop.

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Emergency first aid can save someone’s life so its vitally important we train our staff and volunteers appropriately to be able to react efficiently and confidently to emergencies.

The Course will cover:

The role of the first aider
Reporting incidents and accidents
React safely to those who are unconscious/ or in a seizure
Learn how to administer CPR
React safely to those who are bleeding/choking/soft tissue injuries/bone injuries/minor injuries

You will receive a certificate on completion of this course

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

The balance of power has shifted from organisations or groups to their customers (When we refer to customers we believe this covers a wide range of people, mainly those accessing or wanting to access as service you provide). Your customers now have constant access to a world of information about both your group and your competitors, and they’re putting that information to use.  Its more important than ever for us to understand who our customers are, but more importantly to understand their motivations, expectations and barriers to participation. 

This workshop will cover the following areas:

Consultation:

  • What is the value of completing consultation?
  • What methods can you use?
  • How do you ensure you are using a customer centric approach?

Inactive data:

We will share with you the latest statistics and facts around the number of inactive people.  This will be specific to local area (Cheshire & Warrington)

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Which tools can be used?
  • Which tools are best for which aspects of the intervention?
  • How to embed them from the start of the programme

Return on Investment (ROI) 

  • Different ROI toolkits
  • How to use them
  • How to interpret these

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Learn useful strategies to help people get active, and innovative nudge techniques to ensure they stay active

Behaviour change is a series of small steps taken over time as part of a journey. The goal of that journey may be to reverse unhealthy patterns of behaviour, such as an inactive lifestyle, and can be useful in other social areas, such as stopping smoking or implementing a healthier diet.

Use EAST (Easy, Attractive, Social, Timely) as a simple framework for achieving behaviour change.
Master simple strategies that can influence behaviour and ensure participants keep coming back to sessions and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Identify the individual needs, motivations and goals of participants, and how to tailor your delivery methods to suit them.

Cost: £50

To book your place, click here

 This course is an introductory level course aimed at individuals with limited or no experience of leading a group.  The course looks to explore the following:

  • What is an activator?
  • How do you become an activator?
  • How to engage with participants or potential participants
  • How to keep yourself & others safe
  • Things you need to know about being an activator
  • Possible next steps

Please note, this is an introductory level course and not a qualification.  This course will give you basic understanding and confidence to do things safely.

Cost: £50

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Emergency first aid can save someone’s life so its vitally important we train our staff and volunteers appropriately to be able to react efficiently and confidently to emergencies.

The Course will cover:

The role of the first aider
Reporting incidents and accidents
React safely to those who are unconscious/ or in a seizure
Learn how to administer CPR
React safely to those who are bleeding/choking/soft tissue injuries/bone injuries/minor injuries

You will receive a certificate on completion of this course

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

This training course will provide delegates with practical bid writing techniques, enabling them to produce focused proposals, increase their success rates and understand how to write a compelling case.

This workshop is ideal for anyone who may need to write funding applications for the first time or who dont have the confidence to seek need investment through funding applications. Individual's are encouraged to bring along funding applications they are working on, or bids that have previously been submitted by their organisation for use in the interactive elements of the workshop.

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

The balance of power has shifted from organisations or groups to their customers (When we refer to customers we beleive this covers a wide range of people, mainly those accessing or wanting to access as service you provide). Your customers now have constant access to a world of information about both your group and your competitors, and they’re putting that information to use.  Its more important than ever for us to understand who our customers are, but more importantly to understand their motivations, expectations and barriers to participation.

This workshop will cover the following areas:

Consultation:

  • What is the value of completing consultation?
  • What methods can you use?
  • How do you ensure you are using a customer centric approach?

Inactive data:

We will share with you the latest statistics and facts around the number of inactive people.  This will be specific to local area (Cheshire & Warrington)

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Which tools can be used?
  • Which tools are best for which aspects of the intervention?
  • How to embed them from the start of the programme

Return on Investment (ROI) 

  • Different ROI toolkits
  • How to use them
  • How to interpret these

 

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

The session is designed to offer you practical guidance and tools on how to better understand what your members and potential members want from your club and deliver a great experience to them. By consistently doing this you will create an extraordinary club that will thrive. It is also an opportunity to meet with other local clubs and share experiences and ideas.

Cost: £30

To book your place, click here

Emergency first aid can save someone’s life so its vitally important we train our staff and volunteers appropriately to be able to react efficiently and confidently to emergencies.

The Course will cover:

The role of the first aider
Reporting incidents and accidents
React safely to those who are unconscious/ or in a seizure
Learn how to administer CPR
React safely to those who are bleeding/choking/soft tissue injuries/bone injuries/minor injuries

You will receive a certificate on completion of this course

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career (Sports Coach UK Certified).

Cost: £50 

To book your place, click here