The UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) is a nationally recognised framework for coach education.
UKCC endorsement for a sport means that the coach education programme meets a set of agreed industry wide standards. Rowing offers a Level 2 and Level 3 coaching award. Level 4 is currently under development.
More information on these courses can be found on:
Subsidies of up to 70% of the cost are available for individuals undertaking UKCC Level 2 coaching courses. These subsidies are administered by sportscotland and individuals should apply directly to them by filling in the application form and emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The completed subsidy application form must be submitted at least 4 weeks in advance of the start date of the course.
UKCC subsidy for coaches
Level 1 and 2
Coaches can now apply for funding from sportscotland using their online application portal. You will first need to register your details with sportscotland before logging onto the system and navigating through the application form. The following link will take you to the page relevant to the application you are making.
Level 3 and 4
sportscotland now support a three-point variable scale of the candidate course fee at UKCC Level 3 and 4. Subsidy will be allocated per candidate, against SGB endorsed applications and based on the funding principles and coach support criteria being met.
Coaches will qualify for the following subsidy amounts:
Level 3 & 4: A variable scale of 20%, 40% or 60% of the full course cost
Please complete the Application Form should you wish to apply for funding
Information can be found by clicking the link here: https://sportscotland.org.uk/funding/ukcc-subsidy-for-coaches/
Club Coach Certificate in Coaching Rowing (Sliding Seat)
Becoming a Level 2 Club Coach is not just about coaching rowing; it’s about inspiring rowers to excel and providing a rewarding experience of the sport.
Maybe you are a former rower or someone who loves to teach. Perhaps you are passionate about rowing and would like to develop the sport further. Either way, you might want to consider doing a UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing.
The Club Coach is a qualification that ensures that our coaches are supported and trained to the best possible standard. As part of the national qualification framework, this UKCC qualification provides an opportunity for budding coaches to take their passion for rowing and use it to support and develop rowers of all skill levels – from beginners through to performance athletes, while developing themselves as coaches.
The Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing is a qualification that supports coaches when coaching on the water and is aimed at beginner coaches working with all groups from novices through to competent rowers, through a series of linked and progressive sessions.
What will I get out of it?
As a Level 2 Club Coach Certificate holder you will be qualified to prepare, deliver and review coaching sessions, while developing an understanding of safe, ethical and effective rowing coaching.
Course Cost: £450 including admin per candidate
Minimum age: 18 years old
Maximum Number of Candidates: 12
Minimum Number of Candidates: 6
Course Duration: The Club Coach course consists of 36 hours of face-to-face tutoring and internal assessments
Dates: 13th & 14th January 2018 and 27th & 28th January 2018
Venue: Scottish Rowing Centre, Motherwell
• Complete the Safety Basics online risk assessment module (on RowHow, British Rowing)
• Complete the online Cold Water & Hypothermia course (on RowHow, British Rowing)
• Attend the Capsize & Man Overboard workshop
• Attend the Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshop (or have a valid Sports Coach UK Safeguarding and Protecting Children Certificate within 3 years of the course commencing).
• Attend an Emergency Aid course (or have a valid First Aid Certificate within 3 years of the course commencing).
In addition to the course pre requisites you must:
• Be or become a Scottish Rowing member. Non-members can apply online for an instant coaches membership through the Scottish Rowing website provided they are a member of a Scottish Rowing Club affiliated to Scottish rowing.
Payment for £450 should be made by cheque payable to Scottish Rowing and sent by post to:
Coaching, Scottish Rowing, the Scottish Rowing Centre, 366 Hamilton Road, Motherwell ML1 3ED
Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport
(QCF 1st 4 Sport)
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach progression route to UKCC Level 3 in Coaching Strength and Conditioning also a pre requisite to Level 3 in Coaching Rowing
The course cost is £295 including admin per candidate
The minimum age of candidates is 18
The maximum number of candidates is 16
The minimum number of candidates is 8
Course Duration: 4 day course as follows: 2 days (one weekend) 4 week gap, 2 days (one weekend)
Dates: 14th & 15th October – 25th & 26th November 2017
Venue: The Scottish Rowing Centre, 366 Hamilton Road, Motherwell, ML1 3ED
- UKCC Level 2 in Rowing (or equivalent)
- Emergency first aid (including CPR)
In addition to the course pre requisites you must:
Be or become a Scottish Rowing member. Non-members can apply online for an instant coaches membership through the Scottish Rowing website provided they are a member of a Scottish Rowing Club affiliated to Scottish Rowing.
Payment for £295 should be made by cheque payable to Scottish Rowing.