Following the announcement published during the summer (see link here.) in relation to each of the Home Country Athletics Federations (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) assuming responsibility for the licensing of all leaders and coaches from UK Athletics. Please note that the transition date of 1 October has been changed to the 1 November.
Therefore, scottishathletics will become the licensing authority for any licensed* leaders and coaches with a permanent residence in Scotland from 1 November 2023.
This will allow us to service, support, and provide education and development opportunities to all our leaders and coaches directly. The transition and development of the licensing scheme will ensure that, we can continue to provide essential services and keep people safe across our sport.
If you are a current licensed* leader or coach, the process for accepting our Terms & Conditions is straight forward.
All you have to do is follow the instructions below:
Please note if you are a licensed* leader/ coach and official you will need to accept T&Cs for each role.
*IS YOUR COACH/ LEADER LICENCE UP TO DATE?
Your licence expiry date is listed on your licence card. Please note that you are not insured to deliver as a leader or coach without an in date licence. You can refer to your renewal emails or use the steps outlined in our online guides (https://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/coaches/obtaining-or-renewing-your-uka-coach-leader-licence/) to renew your licence. You will be asked to sign up to the new Terms and Conditions as you complete this process.