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UKCC Latest Endorsements

Thu, 22 Dec 2016

Every quarter the coaching standards group meet to review and approve recommendations, made by coach education advisors, on UKCC endorsement and re-endorsement.

This quarter has been a particularly busy, with two new qualifications being endorsed and a further 15 qualifications re-endorsed for three years.

New UKCC Endorsements

British Weightlifting have gained UKCC endorsement for their Level 1 and 2 coaching qualifications.

The Coaching Standards Group said, "We would like to congratulate British Weightlifting on their achievement of gaining UKCC endorsement for their Level 1 and 2 coaching qualifications. There were a number of strengths identified by the review panel, but particular attention was paid to the support offered to coaches away from face to face delivery; creating positive learning environments throughout the length of the courses.

Zoe Metcalfe, Coach Education and Courses Manager at British Weightlifting said, "At British Weightlifting we have recently launched a brand new education pathway, redeveloping our whole range of courses on offer to ensure they are all fit for purpose.  The UKCC endorsement gives us great confidence that our coaching qualifications at both Level 1 and 2 meet the standards set out by the UK Coaching Framework. We have worked closely with Sports Coach UK to ensure the process was used as a developmental tool, which guided and challenged us to make the journey of the coach a rewarding one; for both levels.  We feel our coach education programmes now employ a modern approach to coaching in a changing environment.  We are looking forward to embarking on our UKCC Level 3 coaching development and continued work with Sports Coach UK .

UKCC re-endorsement

Cycling
Level 2 Generic Cycling
Level 3 Mountain Biking
Level 3 Road & Time trials
Level 3Track Cycling

The Coaching Standards Group said, "British Cycling have clearly taken the re-endorsement process as an opportunity to look back on past challenges and innovations they have undertaken over the past three years to support coach development in cycling. The Coaching Standards Group congratulate them on their continued work to develop their qualifications and support for their coaching workforce."

Judo
Levels 1, 2, 3  4

The Coaching Standards Group said,  "We would like to commend British Judo on their continuing efforts to develop and deliver a wide programme of innovative coach education qualifications to support their workforce and on gaining UKCC re-endorsement."

Lacrosse
Level 1

The Coaching Standards Group said, "We would like to congratulate Lacrosse on re-endorsement and the investment they have made in supporting coaches to complete and gain their coaching qualifications with the off course provision."

Rowing
Level 2 Club Coach and Session Coach
Level 3  and 4

The Coaching Standards Group said, " We applaud the continued work, British Rowing inputs into their UKCC endorsed coach education programmes and congratulate them on re-endorsement. An outstanding feature of theirs, is the inclusive nature of the Level 4 cohort of coaches, who deliver from participation to high performance."

Table Tennis
Level 1 and 2

The Coaching Standards Group said, "We acknowledge the commitment of Table Tennis on their ongoing review and development of their coaching qualifications and congratulate them on their UKCC re-endorsement."

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