Training and Courses

Fantastic Online Training Opportunities

Get Berkshire Active Training

Berkshire Clubs Forum:

We are hosted our first Online Clubs Forum on the 9th of September, on sharing experiences and planning ahead in our Return to Action.

If you would like to attend any of our future forum events or help us to shape them to your needs, let us know via our training request form: GBA Training Requests

These events are free for any club colleague or coach working or living in Berkshire.


Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshops

Our next Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshops by UK Coaching are:

- Saturday, 28th November, 10:30am 2020

- Wednesday, 27th January, 18:30pm 2021

For more information and to book on click on the links above.


ACEs & Trauma-informed Practice (online workshop):

Get Berkshire Active, in partnership with Healthy Stadia, are facilitating a 2 hour online training course that provide sports organisations with new insights into the profound effects of trauma, the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and how participation in sport and physical activity can foster resilience and help people heal, recover and improve their social outcomes and long-term physical and mental health.

We ran this workshop on the 24th November. If you are interested in attending a future workshop, please email us on:

Training Request

Let us know if you would like to see us organise a new or repeat workshop or training opportunity!

If you or your workforce have any specific or general training needs, please let us know. All feedback and insight that we gain are used to tailor the support that we aim to provide to the Berkshire workforce and sport & physical activity sector.

These forms are completely anonymous, however if you would like us to respond to your request or feedback, pleases do provide us with your email address below.

Please describe your training or workshop request and let us know how this will benefit you or your organisation.

(Limited to 50 words)

Please, let us know if you have any feedback for any of our previous training opportunities or workshops by detailing the workshop name, workshop date (or best estimation), and your comment of feedback, which could include "how you think the workshop could be improved", "what aspects did you find useful", and any other comments about your experience.

Online Development Opportunities

CIMSPA - ReActivate Training


If you represent a leisure, fitness or sport organisation that would like to provide ReActivate training for your staff and teams, you can register your interest here…

ReActivate is a new, free online training platform, designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in the sport and physical activity sector in England with the knowledge and skills you need to confidently return to work or restart your coaching activity, as we emerge from the coronavirus lockdown.

Funded by Sport England and created by CIMSPA in conjunction with a group of partners led by Future Active Workforce CIC, ReActivate provides online training that brings government and industry guidance to life in an easily digestible format, giving anyone who needs it the ability to return to their sport and physical activity roles with confidence.

Click here to access.


Sported are one of the leading Sport for Development charities in the UK, helping more than 3,000 community sport and youth groups survive and thrive. They use the power of sport to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people and build stronger, safer communities.

Click here to access their website.

Click here for their How-to Guide for social media.

Club Matters Workshops

Club Matters Workshops are now available for delivery online! They have a range of workshop topics available to attend and to request.

Click here to access.

Browse and book on to their open workshops here.

UK Coaching

UK Coaching can support you online and help you use your downtime effectively to get ready for the future so that when things return to normal you will be stronger for the experience.

Find their tool kits, resources, blogs and courses on their website.

Click here to access.


"Lockdown and Level UP!"

No-one likes being in lockdown, so let's use this downtime to build our skillset, develop our professionalism and earn CIMSPA CPD points with over 1000 free eLearning units in the CIMSPA Academy.

Using their professional standards CIMSPA have identified appropriate CPD for a wide range of practitioner roles. These CPD areas have consistently been identified by sector employers as key areas of development for all front-line sport and physical activity practitioners.

Click here to access.


Google Digital Garage have a range of free e-learning content to support businesses and online working, such as digital marketing and online advertising.

Click here to access.

The Open University

The Open University has a number of free courses including:

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Future Learn

Free Online Courses from Future Learn:

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National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine

A free online course about the benefits of physical activity for older adults and in particular those who are beginning to experience a decline in their physical function, referred to as those who are 'in transition'.

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Ignite Sport

Free online courses from Ignite Sport:

Online Resources & Toolkits

The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) from the NSPCC has a number of webinars and opportunities for e-learning including:

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Club Matters

Club Matters

Sign up to Club Matters to access their free online resources and training from understanding club finances to evaluating marketing options

Matt Davies

Matt Davies

Workforce Officer

01628 472851 / 07912 178655

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