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The levels in our Coaching structure are as follows:
Advanced Club Coach
The term "Regional Coach" no longer refers to a qualification
but remains the title of the coach/person appointed or elected
to this Regional Office.
Coaching Code of Conduct:
Everyone involved at all levels of pétanque has a responsibility
to promote and uphold the highest standards of behaviour in
The content of the
Coaching Code of Conduct is an extension of, and should
be used in conjunction with, our
Member's Code of Conduct that applies to all Coaches.
The Club Coach course is the first level of coaching obtainable
within our Associations new coaching structure. Information
on course structure and content can be found by clicking
A candidate for a course must have been a member of our Association
for a minimum of 2 years.
You can download an application form by clicking
Please note that the fee for each course is £25.
The completed form should be sent to the Chair
of the Coaching Commission as stated on the form.
Candidates will be registered for a course and notified of
the date and venue by email and on payment of the course fee.
An invoice will be issued to the candidate by the National
The EPA Coaching Licence will show the Coach’s membership
details and their photo, along with a statement confirming that
they have been CRB checked. This can then be used as a
coaching ID card when working with schools or vulnerable adults.
A licence issued after DBS checking has been completed will
be valid for three years.
At the end of the 3 years evidence that coaches are still active
will be required to maintain your coaching status. To
aid this process, completed Coaching Report Forms, lodged with
the Chairman, Coaching Commission, will be considered a major
source of that evidence.
To download a Coaching Report Form please follow this link
It is the policy and
requirement of our Insurers that all coaches and persons dealing
with junior and vulnerable members are screened by the Disclosure
and Barring Service (DBS).
The cost of the DBS checks is currently £25 and is payable
by the individual after we have processed their application.
We strongly advise
our members to follow our Association's guidance on best
practice in safeguarding vulnerable and junior members.
details regarding coaching please contact the EPA