Skills development is as essential off the court as on it. We are privileged to work with an ever growing team of sports professionals who deliver our sport and its competitions.
British Wheelchair Basketball courses are open to everyone to attend; some courses will have minimum entry requirements and these will be clearly stated in the course description.
British Wheelchair Basketball courses are run across the UK and the Course Finder is regularly updated.
Upcoming courses will be posted here – *currently all courses have been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19)*
*Course changes for 2020*
A revamped Level 1 and Level 2 coaching qualifications are being launched.
The new courses will work alongside a new learning platform which will allow candidate to access digital resources and submit portfolios online.
The courses have been developed with 1st4Sport and is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
- Refreshed for 2020 – the previous courses were developed back in 2008
- Games sense approach
- Regulated by Ofqual and endorsed by CIMSPA
- Online platform to support learning away from course
Types of Courses
Perfect for those individuals who are interested in becoming more involved in supporting their local wheelchair basketball club or team.
Introduction to Officiating
Discover the world of officiating the game of wheelchair basketball – the course offers an introduction to statistics, table officiating and refereeing.
Referee Conversion Course
A conversion course for basketball referees to apply their skills and knowledge to officiate wheelchair basketball games.
Grade 1 Coaching Award
An essential course for those interested in coaching wheelchair basketball. This enables you to be become an assistant coach.
Grade 2 Coaching Award
Develop your coaching skills to become a Grade 2 Coach enabling you to run independent coaching session and lead a team. Only available to Grade 1 qualified wheelchair basketball coaches.
Club Classifier Course
Introduction into Classification enabling you to support your clubs classification processes and applications. Use Course Finder