Instructors & Coaches

Instructors and Coaches

It is important coaches and instructors are supported in their development to become the best they can be and deliver engaging sessions to their participants. The Workforce Strategy (2019-2024) is committed to supporting and developing Suffolk's infrastructure of coaches by:

  • Embedding professional standards across the workforce by increasing access to continuous professional development
  • Developing and increasing access to support and development offered to coaches
  • Working with expert partners to develop specialist training courses and support
  • Developing coaches through mentoring and leadership programmes
  • Broadening the diversity of the workforce to better reflect Suffolk's communities

In order to achieve some of the objectives outlined above, Active Suffolk are working in partnership with the Chartered Institute of the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). CIMSPA is the single chartered professional body for the sport, fitness, leisure and physical activity sector. CIMSPA provides professional recognition of your status and qualifications and is developing career pathways for all in the sector – from student to CEO.

CIMSPA has been mandated by government and Sport England as the strategic lead on workforce development for the sector, to achieve the goals of the 2015 Sporting Future and 2016 Towards an Active Nation strategies. Active Suffolk is the first lead employer partner in the Country and also the first Active Partnership to work with CIMSPA in this way. As the regional lead for the East, we will endorse CIMSPA membership – offering a 20% discount when professionals sign up through Active Suffolk.

To find out more and how you can sign up to CIMSPA Membership click here

Active Suffolk is committed to offering a broad range of professional development courses and workshops for coaches and instructors. As such, we have developed a CPD guide for the entire workforce which includes a wide range of courses, seminars, and e-learning.

Courses include but are not limited to First Aid, Safeguarding and Child Protection, Behaviour Change, Time to Listen

Here you can find all upcoming courses, workshops and CPD for coaching professionals

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Multiple Dates

Stanstead Community Centre, The Hill, Stanstead, Sudbury, CO10 9AP

Beginners Zumba classes at Stanstead Community Centre

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Multiple Dates

Stanstead Community Centre, The Hill, Stanstead, Sudbury, CO10 9AP

Beginners Zumba classes at Stanstead Community Centre

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Multiple Dates

Stanstead Community Centre, The Hill, Stanstead, Sudbury, CO10 9AP

Beginners Zumba classes at Stanstead Community Centre

OTAGO Exercise Programme Leader

OTAGO Exercise Programme Leader

Mon, 11th Mar 2024 - Tue, 12th Mar 2024 (00:00 - 01:10)

Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre, Beetons Way, bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3TT

A training course for health and exercise professionals in the delivery of the evidence based Otago strength and balance exercise programme to reduce falls in frailer older people. The course is £440 + VAT. Course dates: Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th March 08:55 - 17:15 with assessment date on either 24th or 25th March. If course numbers are low the second assessment day will be cancelled and all assessments held on 25th March.

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Stanstead Beginners Zumba

Multiple Dates

Stanstead Community Centre, The Hill, Stanstead, Sudbury, CO10 9AP

Beginners Zumba classes at Stanstead Community Centre

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