National Centre course schedule
LATEST ITEMS: Event Safety Workshop, Perth, 5th June, TOP1 6 July, Ardgour, Fort William, Grade B Controllers’ course 26th October.
TEACHING ORIENTEERING courses
Book by e-mail via the Contacts page.
Teaching Orienteering Part 1
Individual course fee for 2012: £75
26 June - Mar Lodge, Aberdeenshire
6 July - Ardgour, Fort William
Summer 2013 - Aviemore
Summer 2013 - Portree, Skye
Summer 2013 - Perth
Summer 2013 - Glasgow South
Autumn 2013 - Edinburgh
September - Peterhead
12 October 2013 - Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore
19 November 2013 - Moray
Teaching Orienteering Part 2
Individual course fee for 2012: £95
16 May - Moray
Autumn 2013 - Glasgow North
13 October 2013 - Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore
Young Leader Award
October 2013 - Aberdeenshire
Please contact us if you'd like this course to be run.
TRAINING FOR COACHES
UKCC Level 1 Coach
Course fee £375; funding available for eligible candidates. Please read the information on the booking process.
Please also read the Level 1 Information Pack specifically for courses running in Scotland.
Wednesday - Friday 10-12 July
UKCC Level 2 Coach
Course fee £420 Funding is available for some candidates.
Please read the Level 2 Information Pack supplied by British Orienteering. Please note this is a 3 day course and candidates must attend all 3 days of the same course. Post-course work is then completed before final assessment, which must be within 2 years.
Next course will probably be in 2014 - please get in touch if you'd like to attend.
SOA Coach Activity Days 2013 - "Coaching Together"
Saturday 2 November - probably Deeside
These Activity Days are open to all orienteering coaches (SOA members). Details and booking form to follow.
Coach Educator/Tutor updates
Update session held 16 February 2013.
TECHNIQUE & PERSONAL PERFORMANCE
Adult Beginners/improvers' weekends
Whatever your standard, we guarantee you'll learn a lot on one of our coaching weekends. Come for one day or both; fee £30 per person per day, £5 discount for members of SOA clubs. Maximum 6 people to 1 coach.
COURSES FOR OFFICIALS
SOA Club Development Conference
This was held on Saturday 26 May 2012 at Fordell Firs, Dunfermline.
Event Safety Workshops
5 June, evening - Perth. Non-TAY members please contact Hilary if interested.
Grade C Controllers’ course
The next offering will be during the O Activity Weekend planned for 27-29 September 2013.
Grade B Controllers’ course
26 October, probably Solway country - venue to be confirmed.
Planners’ course, Condes, SI and OCAD Workshops
These are often run locally; please phone to discuss your requirements. They will feature at the O Activity Weekend planned for 27-29 September 2013.
Condes workshop will feature at the September weekend.
SI workshop will feature at the September weekend.
For courses that do not state any particular booking method, please use the standard booking form DOC or PDF
Closing dates: Bookings will not normally be accepted after the closing date, where one is stated. For some courses, an early closing date is necessary in order to obtain course resources.
Most courses are run at Glenmore Lodge; it is our preferred venue for several reasons, not least the fact that we’ve got an excellent range of areas nearby which are suitable for a wide variety of activities. The course schedule is constantly changing, with latest additions or cancellations outlined in the summary as above.
Courses will be confirmed or cancelled within 24 hours of their stated closing date. We recommend that you don’t commit to accommodation etc. until your course has been confirmed.
Unless specified otherwise, please send a booking form DOC or PDF, or Contact us for further information. We aim to acknowledge bookings as soon as possible after receiving the form, so if you don’t get an acknowledgement, please phone. It has been known for people to send things to wrong addresses, whether e-mail or postal, and sometimes even for people to think they’ve sent things when in fact they haven’t.
Posted on 18th Nov 11
by Hilary Quick - Development Officer
Other items in the same category
SOA Activity Weekend 2013
List of Coaches
Coach CPD Days for 2013
Regular Orienteering Map Programme
O for All Activity Weekend, 27-29 September 2013
Tutor Update day 16 February 2013
Condes for course planning