Castlebar.News      
    From The West of Ireland
    Go to Castlebar | Photo Gallery | Castlebar Directory | Nostalgia Board
Sports : Mayo Sports Partnership Last Updated: 2, Apr 2018 - 10:02


Active Leadership Training in Achill - FREE Places Available
By Mayo Sports Partnership
17, Mar 2017 - 10:02

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

Active Leadership Training in Achill - FREE Places Available

Looking for some accredited training in Sports Leadership? If so than this course maybe just what you are looking for.

The Mayo Sports Partnership is hosting an active leadership course on Friday 24th March 6pm - 9pm and Sat 25th March 9am - 4pm in the Achill Outdoor Education Centre, Achill, Co Mayo

The Active Leader award is designed to provide trained, knowledgeable and enthusiastic community based physical activity leaders. Leaders will be equipped to work in a wide range of locations including local clubs, community groups, workplaces, community centres and sports' clubs. Leaders will also aim to increase participation rates in physical activity in a variety of practical ways including:

§ Encouraging a wide range of people, such as friends, colleagues and contacts to take up active leisure pursuits

§ Applying their knowledge and skills to plan, organise and lead safe, enjoyable activity sessions with small groups and

§ Assisting in the planning, organising and running of community sports days

The intended outcome is that the trainee leader will be competent and confident in taking charge of a group for physical activity sessions. Specifically, the successful leader will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, organise and lead physical activity sessions within their own group setting. The training courses are organised at local level by Local Sports Partnership. At the start of the course, trainee leaders should be over 18 years and following the course, the successful leader will be able to:

§ Understand their role as a leader and how they will apply it within their organisation

§ Display an ability to plan and lead a fun physical activity session demonstrating leadership skills such as communication, observation and group management

§ Demonstrate an ability to safely lead a group of up to 16 people

The total course will be 10 to 12 hours comprising of practical and theoretical units

A couple of FREE places are still available, contact Mayo Sports Partnership office at 094-9047025 for further details.



© Copyright 2017 by © Contributor(s) and Castlebar Web Pages 1997 - 2018

.. Top of Page


Mayo Sports Partnership
Latest Headlines
Mayo Sports Partnership Winter 2017 / 2018 Newsletter
Mayo Sports Partnership launches New Strategy and Action Plan 2017 -2021
Mayo Sports Partnership Grants
Cycling Ireland Ride Leader Award
Active Leadership Training in Achill - FREE Places Available
Men on the Move wins National Award
Operation Transformation: Mayo
Mayo Sports Partnership News December 2016
Go For Life Grants Announced
Mayo Sports Partnerships Winter 2016 Newsletter
Key to Success in Sport
The Daily Mile
Child Protection in Sport
Upcoming Events
Charity Fun Soccer Game
Mayo Sports Partnership News Update September 2016
Limited places in Active Leadership
Celebrating our Olympian, Nicholas Quinn, Rio de Janeiro August 2016.
Two Day Sports First Aid Course
Boxer Kenneth Egan Headlines Sports Seminar in Westport
Walking Leader Training Course
Health & Wellbeing Seminar - Westport GAA
The Best Move You Will Ever Make
Mayo Sports Partnerships 2014 Annual Report
Sports First Aid and Sports Leader Training Courses
MSP Autumn / Winter 2015 Training & Events Programme
Mayo Sports Partnership News - Sep 2015
Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Closing Date
Applications Now Open for Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Programme
Dormant Accounts Fund for Sport in Mayo
Bike for Life
MSP Newsletter Summer 2015
Women Overtaking Men in Sport
Father's Day Cycle
Almost 40 Sports and Community Groups Funded
Mayo in Motion Walking & Cycling June 2015
Mayo in Motion Walking and Cycling Month June 2015
Step Up and Get Your Community Walking
Bike for Life Programme
Child Protection in Sport Workshop (Basic Awareness Course)
Bike Week 2015 Grants For Community / Sports Groups
Sofa 2 Saddle
Sports Partnership Grant Scheme Closing Date
Castlebar is Gearing Up
Mayo Sports and Fitness Weekend with Sonia O' Sullivan
Mini Marathon Volunteers Needed for Sun 3rd May
Excitement Builds
Mayo Sports Partnerships Spring / Summer 2015 Newsletter
Enter the Women's Mini Marathon 2015
€221,430 Investment for Mayo Sports Partnership
Sports Capital Grant Applications Open
Great Lakes Challenge Series 2015
Final Call for Two Sports-Related Courses
Celebrate end of Operation Transformation
Running Team Seminar
Sprint 2015 Training and Events
Operation Get Active Mayo Campaign Now up and Running
Merry Christmas from MSP
Operation Transformation Mayo 2015
Interested in being a Cycling Leader?
Mayo Sports Partnership News November 2014
Basic Awareness Course
Come and Try
Mayo Communities Were More Active Last Year
Mayo Sports Partnership News August 2014
Mayo Sports Partnership News June/ July 2014