Coaching qualifications

With a choice of coaching qualifications and development opportunities, we have something for new coaches just starting out, as well as for experienced coaches looking to develop their coaching skills further.

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British Dressage Coaching Certificate

The British Dressage Coaching Certificate (endorsed by UKCC) is a government recognised qualification which is accredited by 1st4sport that provides a recognised stamp of quality coaching across all sports around the UK. We offer the British Dressage Coaching Certificates at both level 2 and level 3: 


National Development Programme for Coaching Excellence

This course is relevant for coaches working with adults and young people who participate in equestrian sport for competitive recreation motives. Coaches wanting to join this programme will be ambitious in improving their own performance and will already have success in getting more people participating in equestrian sport and retaining them in the sport by creating enjoyable coaching environments.


Youth Assessor Coach Training

Targeted training for those wanting to be involved with the development of young riders or as to meet the pre-requisite requirements for a British Dressage Youth Assessor Coach.