Courses

Our Courses

Coaching Children

All too often in the past, programmes offered to children in sport are scaled down versions of adult activity. Coaching was conducted in the main without sufficient regard to the principles of child development. Children's needs in sport are different to the needs of...

Go For Life – PALS Training

Laois Sports Partnership delivers the Go for Life PALS Workshop Locally. Go for Life is the national programme for sport and physical activity for older people in Ireland. It is run by over 900 volunteers who we call PALs. A PAL is a Physical Activity Leader who is...

Sport Leader Award

Sports Leader Award Laois Sports Partnership are offering Transition Year students the chance to participate in the Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership which will be delivered by trained tutors. Sports Leaders UK awards and qualifications equip young people  with...

Active Leadership

Laois Sports Partnership delivers the Irish Sports Council Active Leadership Award Locally. The course is open to anyone over 18 who is interested and enthusiastic about organising sport in their community and who is already involved with a community group who could...

Safeguarding Children

  Safeguarding 1 - Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course All Coaches, Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Persons (DLP) must first complete the 3 hour Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course.  This course educates participants on...

Walking Leader Training

Walking Leader Training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in the community or workplace. The course comprises of a weekend of training, a follow up 4 week walking programme and a leader forum meeting with your local sports...