ALL LEADER AWARD SCHEME
Sport For All Leader Award Scheme is a joint initiative between
the Sports Council for Northern Ireland and the Irish Sports Council.
It is designed
to provide a panel of trained, knowledgeable and enthusiastic
community based sports leaders, whose aim is to encourage more
people to become and remain involved in sport and physical activity.
is a Sport For All Leader?
and Accident Prevention.
and Organising a Sport For All Session.
and Organising a Sport For All Programme.
Eligibility to train as a leader
to train as a leader must be:
- over 16 years in Northern Ireland, and
- over 18 years
trainees should already have a link with a group. Specific sporting
skills are not required. Interest, enthusiasm, communication skills
and the intention to use the award are more important.
Training and assesment
will be a practical and enjoyable experience.
are assessed throughout the course on:
- personal skills;
who receive a satisfactory course assessment will be invited to
plan, lead and evaluate at least five Sport For All Sessions and
these must be logged in the Sport For All Leader logbook.
logbooks are returned to the Sport For All Office and a Certificate
of competence will be issued.
Add on modules
Add on modules
allow the leaders to develop their leadership skills in specific
areas and deliver a variety of sessions. The following modules
- fair play
- child protection
- adventure activities
- Top Sport
Sport for All Tutors
who have successfully completed an official Tutor Training Programme
are authorised to deliver Sport For All Leader courses. Anyone
interested in becoming a tutor should contact the Sport For All
For further information contact the Northern Ireland Institue
of Coaching at the House of Sport.
Fax: (028) 90382871