Candidates will be registered for a course and notified of
the date and venue by email and on payment of the course fee.
An invoice will be issued to the candidate by the National
The EPA Coaching Licence will show the Coach’s membership
details and their photo, along with a statement confirming that
they have been CRB checked. This can then be used as a
coaching ID card when working with schools or vulnerable adults.
A licence issued after DBS checking has been completed will
be valid for three years.
At the end of the 3 years evidence that coaches are still active
will be required to maintain your coaching status. To
aid this process, completed Coaching Report Forms, lodged with
the Chairman, Coaching Commission, will be considered a major
source of that evidence.
To download a Coaching Report Form please follow this link
It is the policy and
requirement of our Insurers that all coaches and persons dealing
with junior and vulnerable members are screened by the Disclosure
and Barring Service (DBS).
The cost of the DBS checks is currently £25 and is payable
by the individual after we have processed their application.
We strongly advise
our members to follow our Association's guidance on best
practice in safeguarding vulnerable and junior members.