The 2018 Education and Training Programme

SASSOT work in partnership with Sport Structures and Newcastle Under Lyme College to deliver a countywide education and training programme for sports volunteers. Sport Structures is a successful sports education and management consultancy based in Birmingham and Newcastle Under Lyme College is one of the leading Further Education providers in Staffordshire.  SASSOT will be working with both organisations to develop and deliver a comprehensive programme of workshops for volunteers, coaches and officials which will include Safeguarding, Equity and First Aid. Newcastle Under Lyme College provide opportunities in Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle Under Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands, while Sport Structures operate a programme of workshops in all other Staffordshire districts. All workshops will be jointly promoted and bookings will be managed online through the websites of Newcastle Under Lyme College and Sport Structures.
Bookings are now live for the following workshops:

UK Coaching (formerly Sports Coach UK) Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Wednesday 28th March 2018.
The Chase Golf Club, Penkridge from 18:30 – 21:30.
Cost is £45 per person and you can book your place here.

Wednesday 13th June 2018.
Stafford Borough Council Civic Offices from 10:00 – 13:00.
Cost is £45 per person and bookings will be available soon.

Emergency First Aid

Tuesday 1st May 2018.
Stafford Borough Council from 18:30 – 21:30.
Cost is £35 per person and bookings will be available soon.

Multi Sport Time To Listen Club Welfare Officer Training

Thursday 5th April 2018.
Harper Adams University, Newport from 18:30 – 21:30.
Cost is £36 per person and is ran in partnership with Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. You can book your place here.

Further workshops will be announced over the year. In the meantime if you would like to request a specific closed workshop in Newcastle, Stoke or Staffordshire Moorlands then please contact John Prescott, Assistant Principle at Newcastle Under Lyme College, at For closed workshop requests for all other areas of Staffordshire please contact Kath Robinson, Sport Structures Director at
For further information, please contact Lee Booth, Workforce and Coaching Development Manager on or 01785 619730.