What is Orienteering



Orienteering Skills Development | Become a CLub Coach | Safety |Participants’ Medical Forms | Coach Clothing

Skills Development

Information about the club’s coaching activities and skills guides are on the Orienteering Skills page.

Become a club coach

Qualification Levels
Any orienteer 14 years and can become a coach. The club is keen for to take coaching qualifications and assist or lead sessions.
Normally financial support needs to be sought from external agencies but the club may also give support for training.

For those wishing to do a one day taster course or just assist the Club coaches then Teaching Orienteering Part 1 could be attended.
However most of the day needs to be repeated for the UKCC Level 1 qualification.

British Orienteering has a four level Coaching qualification with UKCC Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Orienteering being the first stage.
The training course takes three days, two days instruction and one day assessment.

For more information about coaching see the British Orienteering Coaching Award Scheme page

Useful Documents

Session Plan – A blank form to help in planning a coaching session can be downloaded from the link below (pdf format):


See Guides and Forms for Risk assessment form and Accident procedure guide

The Safeguarding page covers the club’s welfare policy and procedures and the process for getting a DBS check.

Coaches should be familiar with the club’s Codes of Conduct.

Participants’ Medical Forms
rtf icon MS Word icon Adult Medical Form
rtf icon MS Word icon Parental Consent and Medical Information Form

Coach Clothing

LEI Club coaches are entitled to reclaim the cost of a Coach jacket from the Treasurer.

Order fleece through the Treasurer, quoting size and Preferred name. Current supplier is:


Manufacturer Uneek; Style Ladies U607 or Men U604

Level 2 coaches are entitled to reclaim the cost of a Coach waterproof jacket from the Treasurer.

Waterproof Jacket Style is: Regatta Ashford Breathable Waterproof Jacket (RG055)

Order jacket through the Treasurer, quoting size. Current supplier is: