leadership training

Sporting Communities has been a recognised Leadership Academy through Sports Leaders UK since 2014.

These Awards and Qualifications are nationally recognised and offer a variety of vital skills to help people flourish as leaders. We deliver:

as well as all of the Sports Leadership Awards

Our Leadership Academy status is in recognition of the high quality training that we offer at Sporting Communities.

first aid

Sporting Communities offers a variety of First Aid courses that are a vital element of everyday and working life. Sporting Communities offers the following courses:

Course Title Length Who for
First Aid at Work  3 days Appointed first aiders
Emergency First Aid at Work  1 day Lower risk work environments
Paediatric First Aid  2 days For early years settings
​Sports First Aid  3 hours For sports coaches and community leaders
Emergency First Aid for Schools  1 day Those working, or living with children
AED courses Anyone wishing to understand how to correctly use a Defibrillator


Our First Aid training is all provided by HSE trained tutors and meets relevant Performance criteria set by organisations such as Ofsted and the Resuscitation Council UK.


Sporting Communities is a validated Derbyshire Safeguarding Board and approved provider.

We have a vast experience of training and working in Safeguarding. Within our team we have a former Derbyshire Safeguarding Board trainer, a Stoke Safeguarding Children’s Board trainer, former LST Manager and several Safeguarding Level 4 trained staff. We have within our team decades of experience of working with children, young people, disadvantaged families and vulnerable adults.

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If you are interested in booking one of our training courses, please contact us.