Course Calendar

Multi-Sport Training

The following multi-sport coaching modules will enhance your coaching repertoire and give you a solid foundation in building your coach education. These courses are applicable to all sports, and can be counted towards you maintenance of certification. You can complete the multi-sport modules in two ways; through an in-class session (see course schedule below) or through our online home study program.

Some sports have integrated the multi-sport modules within their sport specific components. Check with viaSport or your Provincial Sport Organization first to confirm if you require multi-sport training and what course(s) you need to take towards your certification. Select a category below to learn more.

Competition-Introduction Modules (approx. length of facilitation time of course, not including breaks/lunch):

  • Basic Mental Skills (3 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Design a Basic Sport Program (4 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Making Ethical Decisions (3 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Nutrition (1 hour, 30 minutes)
  • Planning a Practice (5 hours)
  • Teaching and Learning (5 hours, 15 minutes)

Competition-Development Modules (approx. length of facilitation time of course, not including breaks/lunch):

  • Advanced Practice Planning (4 hours, 45 minutes)
  • Coaching and Leading Effectively (8 hours, 40 minutes)
  • Developing Athletic Abilities (8 hours, 40 minutes + 2 hours of pre-course session)
  • Leading Drug-Free Sport (3 hours, 30 minutes)
  • Manage a Sport Program (4 hours)
  • Managing Conflict (4 hours, 30 minutes)
  • Performance Planning (12 hours, 15 minutes + 2 hours of pre-course session)
  • Prevention and Recovery (7 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Psychology of Performance (7 hours)

Professional Development Modules (approx. length of facilitation time of course, not including breaks/lunch):

  • Aboriginal Coaching Module (course under revision) 
  • Empower + (3 hours, 20 minutes)
  • Fundamental Movement Skills - Community Leader (7 hours, 30 minutes)
  • Fundamental Movement Skills - Professional Development (4 hours)
  • Resistance Training (3 hours, 30 minutes)
  • Mentorship (6 hours, 40 minutes)

Descriptions of all the multi-sport modules viaSport offers are available here.

Please note: Participants must be a minimum age of 14 to participate in multi-sport courses. Coaches under the age of 16 will be identified in the NCCP database as U16. Their training will be credited but certification will not be granted until they turn 16.

 

Refund Policy If notice is given three or more business days prior to the start of the workshop, the participant can choose to either:

  • receive credit to attend the same NCCP workshop hosted by viaSport
  • receive a refund less a $20.00 administration fee

Aboriginal Coaching Module

Kamloops

If you work with, or supervise youth of Aboriginal heritage, this workshop is an essential resource. If you wish to understand, relate to, and apply Aboriginal cultural perspectives that will allow you to motivate, inspire, and lead those youth towards a successful and meaningful lifestyle, this workshop was designed for you.

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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Prince George

By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

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Planning a Practice

Prince George
March 31, 2017 to April 1, 2017

The Planning a Practice module will give you the skills to:

  • organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants;
  • identify potential risk factors that could impact the sport and practice activities;
  • create an emergency action plan;
  • identify practice goals and design activities that offer the best training benefits for the athletic skills required in your sport.
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Nutrition

Prince George

After taking the Nutrition module you will be able to:

  • determine if foods and beverages consumed by your athletes before, during and after training are adequate;
  • offer suggestions for more suitable food and beverage alternatives when necessary;
  • gain a better understanding of the best way to promote healthy food choices that are consistent with basic sport nutrition principles to both athletes and their parents.

Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Richmond

By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

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Canucks Autism Network: Supporting Individuals with Autism in Community Recreation

Kelowna

Offered as a pre-conference workshop for the BCRPA 2017 Symposium, this training on Tuesday, April 4th is for supporting individuals with autism in community recreation. This workshop will be led by Canucks Autism Netwok, and is part of the Canucks Autism Network's mission to supporting individuals with autism in sport and community recreation.

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Planning a Practice

Abbotsford

The Planning a Practice module will give you the skills to:

  • organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants;
  • identify potential risk factors that could impact the sport and practice activities;
  • create an emergency action plan;
  • identify practice goals and design activities that offer the best training benefits for the athletic skills required in your sport.
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Nutrition

Abbotsford

After taking the Nutrition module you will be able to:

  • determine if foods and beverages consumed by your athletes before, during and after training are adequate;
  • offer suggestions for more suitable food and beverage alternatives when necessary;
  • gain a better understanding of the best way to promote healthy food choices that are consistent with basic sport nutrition principles to both athletes and their parents.
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Make Ethical Decisions (MED)

Abbotsford

By successfully completing the Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.

MED is one of the NCCP’s cornerstone workshops, and leaves coaches with no doubt as to what to do when the going gets tough.

Sports First Aid

Kamloops

This eight-hour workshop serves as an introduction to injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include recognition and control of potentially hazardous situations, injury assessment and the handling of life-threatening situations, management of common injuries, referral patterns and the development of a sports first-aid kit.