Sport and Physical Activity Training Courses

The majority of sports and physical activity sessions are run via volunteers and/or small community clubs or organisations. To support the delivery of sport and physical activity across Solihull, below is a variety of training and support you can access. Some of these sessions are run by Solihull Active, but others will be support from local and national partners. As new courses become available we will add to the list. Please follow @solihullactive1 on Facebook and @Solihullactive on Twitter for new courses.

Free Courses Available to support Sport and Physical Activity

National Partners free training and courses to support sport and physical activity delivery, that are available:

  • Coaching others to coach – Open university/Sport England, Online – A course dedicated to developing the people who develop the coaches. It is intended to support people who are just beginning to support coaches or those who want to develop their expertise.
  • Carbon Literacy Training – The West Midlands Combined Authority and the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are pleased to offer this Carbon Literacy training to anyone across the West Midlands, as part of the Games’ sustainability ambition to create a carbon neutral legacy for the region. One module is sport specific.

Young people specific courses:

Solihull Active Supported Courses:

Solihull Active have a number of free courses available for volunteers and physical activity based community voluntary groups working in Solihull. The courses currently on offer, are below. Please note these courses may change and there maybe waiting lists for certain courses run by national partners.

To register your interest please fill out a short survey and we will be in touch with further details.

Courses available:

Inclusion and Disability

Other Organisations that offer support for Sport and Physical Activity providers:

Below are other providers that offer sport and physical activity training courses:

Solihull Active Volunteer Opportunities –

Sport England Club Matters courses – Specific support for social media and marketing – sign up to the free digital marketing hub

Think Active – Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire’s Active Partnership

CAVA Solihull –

Solihull Local Safeguarding Children’s Partnership –

Your National Governing Body of Sport will also provide a range of help and support.