Education and Training Programme

Please note, due to the current situation with COVID-19, many courses have been cancelled or postponed. If you are already booked onto a course, the provider should be in touch with you shortly to offer alternative options such as the online courses as detailed below.


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 and First Aid.


Closed workshops exclusive to one club or organisation are also available to book.

For further details on this or any other enquiries the contact details are:


Newcastle-under Lyme College provide opportunities in Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands and the contact is John Prescott on

Sport Structures operate a programme of workshops in all other Staffordshire districts and the contact is Sue Perkins on

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

Saturday 2nd May

Virtual Classroom (online workshop) 10-12:30pm

Cost is £30 per person

You can book your place here


Thursday 7th May

Virtual Classroom (online workshop) 10-12pm

Cost is £30 per person

You can book your place here


Monday 18th May

Virtual Classroom (online workshop) 6-8:30pm

Cost is £30 per person

You can book your place here


Friday 29th May

Virtual Classroom (online workshop) 9-11:30am

Cost is £30 per person

You can book your place here


Emergency First Aid


Thursday 14th May 2020

Burton Albion Community Hub 6:30-9:30pm
Cost is £35 per person

You can book your place here.


Time to Listen


Support Staffordshire Training


There are a number of other training opportunities in subjects such as adult safeguarding, volunteer management and event management on the Support Staffordshire website here.