Session Coach - Beaumaris Rowing Club

Category: Qualifications

Course Provider: NGB

Course Location: Beaumaris Rowing Club, Royal Anglesey Yacht Club, 6/7 Green Edge, Beaumaris, LL58 8BY

Start Date: Saturday, 1st October 2022

Start Time: 09:00

Booking Deadline: Friday, 2nd September 2022

Event Detail:

Where: Beaumaris Rowing Club

When: 1st, 2nd October and 22nd, 23rd October (you will likely only have to attend one day of the second weekend for you assessment, this will be confirmed by your tutor on the first weekend)

Time: 20 hours of face-to-face tutoring and internal assessments.

Cost: £249.00


If you are someone who would like to support your club with coaching the occasional session, assisting or supporting a Learn to Row course, you might want to consider doing a UKCC Level 2 Award in Coaching Sessions.

The Session Coach is a qualification that replaces our previously released ‘Learn to Row Instructor’ and it ensures that our coaches are supported and trained to the best possible standard. Accredited by 1st4Sport, the UKCC qualification pathway provides a framework which will enable you to take your passion for rowing and use it to support and develop all rowers through skills based sessions.

The Session Coach Award is the first award for coaching individuals on the water and is aimed at beginner coaches who will be supporting Club Coaches with their delivering their sessions.

What will I get out of it?

As a Session Coach Award holder you will be qualified plan and deliver rowing coaching sessions for participants independently as part of a sport/activity programme.

Who can attend?

Anyone over 18 years of age wanting to develop their coaching skills.

In addition to this you must be or become a British Rowing registered member. Non-members can apply online for instant registration (England and Wales)

How is the course structured?

It focuses on developing three areas:

  1. Managing Risk
  2. Planning for activity and fitness
  3. Skill Development

The course is balanced with both theory and practical, with a focus on delivering skills based sessions.

How do I apply?

Step 1

Complete the two online courses, available free of charge on RowHow:

Safety Basics

Cold Water & Hypothermia

Don’t forget to save these certificates and upload them to your profile, you will need to do this in order to book!

Step 2

Register on a Session Coach course. 

After completing two days of face to face learning you are then encouraged to practise your coaching skill back at your club or centre.

A coaching assessment will take place on the third day of your face to face learning, and will include an observation by an assessor, and a feedback and action plan agreed for your ongoing development.

Our terms an conditions for bookings can be found here. By booking on, you are agreeing to these.

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