Coaching Licence

The coach licencing scheme provides coaches with insurance and ensures they are meeting proper legal requirements in terms of garda vetting, child protection, and professional qualifications.

Benefits

  • Professional indemnity insurance up to €1m* 
  • Reduced cost for Member's Forum and CPD Courses
  • Free access to Teicnic Badminton
  • Opportunities to gain paid coaching work
  • Optional inclusion in the Coaches Directory on the BI Mobile App
  • Free update courses to the latest qualifications

*In addition to 5 million public liability for affiliation. 

Cost & Application

A year's subscription costs €50. Coaches must renew every 12 months in line with affiliations. Download the application form here. Contact: coaching@badmintonireland.com

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Courses

By 2016 it will be compulsory to obtain 30 CPD points per year to remain a registered coach.The following courses count for CPD points:

  • BI/Branch Support
  • FREE access to Teicnic programme
  • BI Coach Education Qualifications
  • Irish Sports CouncilSPort NISupport
  • Relevant FETAC Courses/LSP Courses
  • First Aid
  • Practical coaching hours with a squad or club  

What is FETAC?  For more information on courses and points distribution click this link.