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Level 1 Coaching Course - Stirling TS1061STI

11 Mar 2023

Organiser's Description

Triathlon Scotland - Level 1 Coaching Qualification


You can read a full overview of the Level 1 Coaching Qualification here.

Delivery Overview

The course is made up of:

  • Two learning days – usually consecutive days.
  • A third day comprising a final practical coaching assessment, personal review and action planning.
  • Home study – around 10-14 hours over 3-4 weeks (including some pre-course work). Learners with limited triathlon experience may require some extra reading time (3-5 hours).

The course is supported by an online resource (Learning Hub), which contains all the information required to complete the course, and develop your own coaching knowledge and skills.

Learner Requirements 

  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age at the commencement of the learning programme. Learners over 18 once qualified can work independently; those under 18 must have supervision.
  • Hold a valid Triathlon Scotland (or other Home Nation) Membership.
  • Have access to an electronic device for accessing our online resources.
  • You will need access to a computer (desktop/laptop) or a tablet and a good internet connection; some smartphones can also connect.

Wellbeing & Protection Information
Coaches who do regulated work with children or vulnerable adults in their club will be required to undergo a PVG check and complete Child Wellbeing & Protection in Sport Training.

If you are unsure whether or not the coaching you will be doing is classed as regulated work, please speak with your Club Wellbeing Officer or Triathlon Scotland -

Course Details 


University of Stirling Sports Centre, University Rd W, Stirling FK9 4LA

Delivery Dates:

  • Day 1: 11 March 2023 9am-5pm
  • Day 2: 12 March 2023 9am-5pm
  • Day 3: 1 April 2023 9am-5pm


The total cost for the Level 1 Coaching Qualification is £320 (£245 if eligible for sportscotland subsidy*).

You will complete your subsidy application as part of this Triathlon Scotland Level 1 Coaching Course Sign Up, subsidy applications are now assessed by Triathlon Scotland. You will be contacted 1 month prior to the start of the course to advise if your application has been successful.

You can read more about funding here -

*To be eligible for the sportscotland subsidy:

  • Applicants must demonstrate coaching activity within 6 months of applying for the subsidy (at least once per month / 12 sessions per year).
  • This coaching activity must take place in Scotland.
  • You must describe how this qualification will have an impact on schools, clubs or the community.

Please email if you have any questions in relation to the sessions. 



09 Feb 2023 23:59£320.00

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 11/03/2023

09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 16

Places Available: ??


Morven Bruce

01786 466921


University of Stirling Sports Centre University Rd W Stirling FK9 4LA