Policies and Procedures

Instructors are qualified, insured and DBS checked.

Instructors attend regular first aid, defibrillator, safeguarding and instructor courses. 

All our venues are well equipped with first aid equipment, defibrillator, fire extinguisher and fire exits.

Gold Award Status

The Academy has achieved Gold Award status through the St Helens Sports Council.

To achieve this status we had to present an extensive folder of our policies and procedures; including child protection, risk assessments and instructor roles etc. 

Bronze Award – May 2005
Silver Award – November 2005
Gold Award – January 2006

A full qualifying list can be viewed below 

Instructor profiles
CRB disclosure forms
Sports Coach UK – Good Practice and Child Protection
Sports Leader Awards – BST Level 1
Sport England Running Sport workshop – A club for all
Active Communities – TOPs training course
Governing Body Instructor/coaching award
First Aid
Instructor roles
Annual development plans
Identified roles and role allocation
Insurance policies
Health and Safety Policy
Risk Assessment forms
Code of conduct for Coaches and Volunteers
Code of conduct for Parents/Guardians
Junior Club Rules
Club Management Communication with Parents and Carers
Volunteer Co-ordinator Identification / Job Role
Volunteer Opportunities
Junior Team Manager
Head Junior Coach
Child Protection Policy
Junior Coordinator
Assistant Junior Coach
Welfare Officer
Coach to KarateKa Teaching Ratio
Emergency Procedure for dealing with serious injury
Advice for Child and Adults with Head injuries
First Aid Box and check list
Incident/Accident report form