Within London there are a wide variety of courses available. Jayne Gough, Workforce Development Co-ordinator, works with venues, tutors, assessors etc. throughout the year to get courses organised.
If you can’t find a course that you need or are interested in, please complete the Course Interest Form so Jayne can keep you updated when these courses are available. Or so Jayne is aware of the courses that are required.
You can now look through all the courses that British Gymnastics offer by using our Explore Our Courses Tool.
London’s WDC Contact Details
Jayne Gough - [email protected] - 07889 804 888
London Gymnastics is supporting coaches and judges with grants, via the Platten Scholarship, towards the cost of all L1, L2, L3 theory L4 & L5 coaching courses, judging courses and judge revalidation courses.
Level 3 modules will not receive funding however the theory weekend is funded to a level that addresses the cost of the modules.
The Disability module is funded 100%.
London Gymnastics Club Welfare Officers.
Any new WO or existing WO, connected to a London Gymnastics affiliated club is eligible to apply for a Platten Scholarship Grant towards the costs of qualifying or re-qualifying as a Welfare Officer.
Please note that:
• Application must be made after BG course confirmation
• Applications will not be accepted after the start date of the course – no retrospective awards will be made.
• Application forms must be completed in full before they will be accepted. Incomplete forms will be returned and grants will not be paid.
Grants will only be processed 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course when BG has confirmed that the course will proceed and that the fee has been paid by the candidate or their club.
Please see the attached for answers to frequently asked questions about the Platten Scholarship.
Platten Scholarship FAQ's
Any questions related to the grant application should be sent by e-mail to [email protected]
GRANT AWARDS: successful grant applications will be paid by bank transfer.
British Gymnastics (BG) does not organise Safeguarding and Protecting Children courses. They do however, accept outside providers that offer courses that are a minimum of a 3-hour face to face workshop. There are a wide variety that BG accept and a few examples of these are:
• Sports Coach UK
• The NHS
• The FA
• Local Authorities
• Local Safeguarding Children’s Board
If you already hold a face to face award, please send a copy of your certificate in to [email protected] along with your membership. Then when it is time for renewal you will be able to enrol on to the online safeguarding refresher course.