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Maintenance of Certification

The Coaching Association of Canada and Curl BC recognize the value of having certified NCCP coaches that are engaged in Professional Development programs. This active engagement reinforces the value of lifelong learning and sharing amongst the coaching community.

In order for NCCP coaches to maintain their certified status, they will be required to obtain Professional Development (PD) points. In most cases coaches are already earning the required PD points and it is a matter of reporting these events so that coaches can be recognized for their efforts and track their progress.

How do I acquire PD points?

PD points can be earned through a multitude of activities that coaches already participate in including:

  • Provincial and National Sport Organization conferences & workshops
  • eLearning Modules
  • NCCP Workshops
  • Coach Mentorship  Programs
  • Active Coaching *coaching at club/camp events and/or coaching a team
  • Non-NCCP Events

The number of PD points are subject to approval by the Canadian Coaching Association and Curling Canada

  • Individual Coaches can report their Non-NCCP Events through our online form: Individual PD
  • Facilities can report their Non-NCCP events for coaches to receive professional development points through our online form: Facility Events
How many PD points do I need?

How many PD points do I need? 

Only CERTIFIED coaches are required to collect PD points. These coaches have completed the MED, training, and evaluation process. You can accumulate more than the minimum points requirement, but they will not transfer to the next cycle. Points will be reset to zero at the start of the new 5 year cycle. * PD points are sport specific, other sports may have different amounts.

  • Club Coach Youth = No points required
  • Club Coach = No points required
  • Competition Coach = 20 PD points over 5 year cycle
  • Certified Competition Development Coach = 30 PD points over 5 year cycle
  • All Level 2 & Level 3 coaches *ensure you have transferred over to the current system

What happens if I don't aquire enough PD points?

What happens if I don’t acquire enough PD points?

You will remain a certified coach but have a status of “not renewed” assigned to your certification. To renew your certification you will have to complete another on-ice evaluation and provide accompanying paperwork. Contact Kim Dennis for renewal evaluation fees.

When was Maintenace of Certification implemented?

PD Opportunities

Below are the various PD Opportunities available. Click on the appropriate links view the content available.

Workshops & Camps 1-6points

Coaching PD Event:

  • Saturday March 2nd, 4pm-6pm at the Abbotsford Curling Club
  • In Person Coach Camps: TBD for 2019-2020 Season
  • Rockslide Summer Coach Camp: July 2019
  • HP Program Team Camps

 

Self Reporting 1-3 Points

  • Active Coaching: Self reporting = 1 point per year
  • Self Directed Learning: Self reporting = 3 points per year
    • Canucks Autism Network (CAN): Click Here
      • To access the free training modules you will have to create a BC Recreation and Parks Association profile, which has a number of other great training modules for coaches. To make your profile click here.
      • Additional Free Learning opportunities on the BC Recreation & Parks Page: Click Here

 

NCCP Event Resources 1-5 Points

 

Mentorship Events

eLearning Resources

Upcoming Webinars

Webinars 1-3 points *depending on the topic

2018-2019 Live Webinars

Attend a live webinar to receive PD Points

  • Wednesday October 17th  2018 7:00pm- Intro To Curl Coach App, Presented by Stephen Orr
  • Wednesday November 7th 2018 7:00pm – Advanced Curl Coach, Presented by Stephen Orr
  • Wednesday November 28th 2018 7:30pm – Manging the Clock, Presented by Patti Caldwell

Archived Webinars

Missed a webinar? Now you can access previous webinars and earn PD points.

  • After watching the webinar submit the Quiz and receive a passing grade of 70% to earn the PD points.
  • Webinars are $21.00 for Members *Curlers from clubs affiliated with Curl BC and $28.00 for Non Members

Click here for the webinar library: archived webinars

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