Tyne & Wear Sport are committed to improving the quality of the sports and physical activity workforce across Tyne and Wear and the North East. We work alongside our extensive partnership network to design and deliver a comprehensive education programme, offering continued professional development and promoting learning opportunities at all levels.

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Safeguarding and Protecting Children 3 hour workshops

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, give you the tools and confidence to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise while coaching/instructing/volunteering.

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Emergency First Aid for Sport 3 hour workshops

The workshop includes; adult & child resuscitation, the unconscious casualty, choking, chest pain, seizures, asthma, bleeding, bone, muscle and joint injuries, head injury, primary survey, sprains/strains and defibulator use example.


Full time courses

Looking to build on your further and higher education qualifications? Our local colleges and universities offer a wide range of sport and physical activity learning opportunities. Click below to find out whats available and how to apply.


Part time courses

Thinking about enhancing your coaching qualifications and skills? Check out the local part time opportunities that are available, please click on the button below.


Short courses and workshops

If you are looking for continued individual development opportunities, then click the button below to see courses and workshops that are on offer locally.


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You can search, book and pay for a variety of courses including conferences, active workplace activities, sport specific qualifications.

If you would like more information, help or support to find the right course for you, please contact our Workforce Development Manager at ruth.nicholson@tynewearsport.org or call 0191 497 2523.