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UK Coaching and British Blind Sport

Coaching People with a Visual Impairment

Complete this course and you will feel more confident including people with a visual impairment in your sports and activity sessions.

Packed full of helpful tips, practical solutions and vibrant videos*, the 6 modules will increase your knowledge, assurance and skills to be able to coach people with a visual impairment.

Please note: Members of British Blind Sport can enjoy a 33% discount on this course. To get your discount code, contact British Blind Sport on 01926 424 247 or email [email protected]

* All videos come with downloadable manuscripts to illustrate the video in further detail along with audio descriptions where possible.

In this course you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of sight loss and eye conditions
  • Explore practical solutions to barriers to participation and help meet individual needs
  • Explore some of the safety considerations to ensure a fully accessible and inclusive environment for people with a visual impairment.
  • Learn how to make adaptations to specific elements of session planning and delivery using the STEP model
  • Understand how to communicate effectively and guide individual.
  • Plus, you will be able to print out the UK Coaching and British Blind Sport certificate confirming you have completed the course.
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Applying through learninghub.ukcoaching.org

Full course details

  • This course is suitable for anyone looking to support visually impaired people to take part in sport and physical activity.

  • This course is self-paced and lasts approximately 2 hours. You will be able to access it whenever you want, at a time that fits in with your lifestyle.

  • You have access to the course for 12 months from the point of enrolment.

  • Our experienced advisors are on hand should you need any help with navigating through the course.

  • This course works on desktop, tablets and mobile phones.

    For the best experience, we recommend you complete it on a desktop using Google Chrome.

    If you have a visual impairment, we have designed the course to work with screen readers:

    • HTML5: JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 10 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
    • Flash: JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11

    Before accessing the course please make sure you have turned on your screen reader software or the relevant browser settings that can assist users with visual impairments.

    The course also has both mouse, keyboard and TAB function. For keyboard functions:

    • Select TAB to progress through the content
    • Select Shift and TAB to review a section
    • Select Enter to select.

     

What do other people think of the course?

  • Great introduction into how to be more inclusive for people with a visual impairment - time to put it into practice!
  • Really informative course that provides simple but useful detail about coaching visually impaired people.

  • Great course!