At NETBALL NI we have a range of courses suitable for every level.
Netball NI have continuously grow our offering across our platforms and are currently undertaking work to make education courses even more accessible and flexible for the needs of our members.
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Introduction to Coaching
The Introduction to Coaching award is designed to give the learner coach the essential skills to those who are coaching grass roots netball. The module, delivered via ZOOM is also ideal to support teachers/volunteers that are currently coaching at primary school level.
Coaching resources available with this module.
After completing the this course, the individual will be able to:
Understand the fundamentals for primary school children
Have knowledge on a range of drills and how to apply them
The Level 1 course is the first step on the coaching pathway. Perfect for those over 16 years old who have a sound knowledge and experience of the game of netball and an understanding of the rules. This course is for those who are assisting a Level 2 Qualified Coach. When you successfully complete your course, you will be able to assist qualified Lead coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision.
All resources for courses are available online and once you have signed up you will receive access to these 2 days prior to course start date.
Minimum Age 16: this is non-negotiable as qualified coaches have a duty of care to players.
The Level 2 course is perfect for those who have been an active coach in Netball for a minimum of 2 years, or have a Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Netball. After you are qualified you will be able to prepare for, deliver as a lead coach and review coaching session(s). This will normally be a series of 6-10 coaching sessions in any one sequence.
All resources for courses are available online and once signed up you will receive access to these 2 days prior to course start date.
Minimum Age 18: The Level 2 qualification is a Head Coach qualification, therefore candidates are responsible for the safety and welfare of participants in their coaching sessions.
First Aid & Safeguarding: To complete the Level 2 qualification candidates must provide valid certificates for first aid training and safeguarding training. Your Local Council area may provide courses local to you.
Netball is changing. Participation is growing, more clubs are developing and players are getting faster and stronger. High quality umpiring at all levels is now more essential than ever in helping us achieve our mission, to develop and grow Netball in Northern Ireland.
Irrespective of age, ability, or experience at playing netball, if you have a passion for the game and then complete a C Award Course you can start your journey to becoming a netball umpire.
New Umpires learn by getting out there and having a go. Contact your local clubs or drop us an email via email@example.com and we’ll help you to find somewhere to get started.
Foundation Umpire Award
The Foundation Umpire Award is designed to give the Learner the essential Rules knowledge prior to attending the C Practical Umpire course. It is delivered via a Zoom webinar and you can enjoy learning from the comfort of your own home. This resource will start you on the umpire pathway; introducing you to the rules, techniques and skills required to be an effective umpire. Hopefully, you will enjoy the modules and you will be motivated and informed enough to take the next step to developing your umpire skills through the C Practical Umpire Course.
Perfect for those that want to get to know the basic rules of netball and to start their officiating journey..