UKOSF have a number of requirements that all coaches must complete to be able to be certified as UKOSF coaches. Some of these prerequisites have expiry dates assigned to them.

Insurance

All coaches must be insured either as an individual or via the facility that they coach at. Insure4Sport offer different types of cover that may be suitable.

First aid (CPR/AED)

All coaches must be first aid trained and have a certificate with a defined expiry date. Please contact UKOSF for accepted certificates.

Accepted courses

Safeguarding

UKOSF is committed to safeguarding children in the U.K.. From ensuring best practice and recognising poor practice to understanding how to report concerns quickly and effectively, we believe that making obstacle sports fun, enjoyable and safe is everyone’s responsibility. Please contact UKOSF for accepted certificates. Safeguarding certification must be renewed every three years.

Accepted courses

Criminal Records Check

All coaches must complete a DBS/PVG check every three years.

Disability Awareness

UKOSF is committed to making obstacle sports accessible for all. Disability awareness help you learn about different types of disability, examine social attitudes and barriers towards disabled people and the use of appropriate terminology. It can help make your coaching more inclusive. Please contact UKOSF for accepted certificates.

Accepted courses

Anti-doping training

All coaches must complete anti-doping training at Level 3 and above. Please contact UKOSF for accepted certificates.

Accepted courses