All coaches need to have a current qualification. The RFL run coaching courses throughout the year at various venues. If you would like more information about courses, please click the link below.
As you may be aware the current coaching pathway is under review. Once this has been finalised the full pathway will be displayed on this page.
How much do coaching courses cost?
A Level 1 costs £130, we can reduce the cost to £90 with funding from the RFL
A Level 2 costs £180, we can reduce the cost to £110 with funding from the RFL
How do I apply for a coaching course?
You need to send in a fully completed application form into the Coaching Section of the RFL. You should attach to this a passport photo, a completed self disclosure form and payment. Failure to do this may result in a delay in processing applications
I want to coach under 8’s. What qualification do I need?
As a minimum standard you would need a Level 1 qualification and ideally, work towards gaining your Level 2
I want to coach my local pub team. What qualification do I need?
The standard qualification for the open age game is a Level 2
I’m a qualified coach. How do I keep my qualification up to date?
Once you have gained the minimum standard qualification for the environment in which you are coaching, its important that you keep the licence that accompanies the qualification certificate current and up to date. You can do this by attending various workshops and events aimed at developing coaching skills. Further details can be found on the STEPS and coach development section.
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