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Within London there are a wide variety of courses available. British Gymnastics works with venues, tutors, assessors etc. throughout the year to get courses organised.

What courses are available?
To see what courses are available, please visit British Gymnastics Explore Our Courses page.  

If you can’t find a course that you need or are interested in, please complete the Course Interest Form so British Gymnastics can keep you updated when these courses are available. Or so they are aware of the courses that are required.

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Platten Scolarships
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%.

Please note that:
•    Application must be made after BG course confirmation. 
•    Applications will not be accepted after the start date of the course.
•    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

GRANT AWARDS: successful grant applications will be paid by bank transfer.

London Gymnastics Club Welfare Officers
Any new Welfare Officer or existing Welfare Officer, connected to a London Gymnastics affiliated club is eligible to apply for a Club Welfare Officers Grant towards the costs of qualifying or re-qualifying as a Welfare Officer.

What courses are eligible for grant?
•    Safeguarding Courses
•    NSPCC Time to Listen Training – multi-sport
•    British Gymnastics Safeguarding Refresher- specific

See full course details here.
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pdf To apply for the grant please download the application form here. (90 KB)

Safeguarding and Protecting Children
British Gymnastics do 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 British Gymnastics accept and a few examples of these are:

•    UK Coaching
•    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 along with your membership. Then when it is time for renewal you will be able to enrol on to the online safeguarding refresher course.

To apply for the Platten Scholarship please click here.

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