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Basketball Coaching & Officiating

These qualifications are perfect, whatever your level of experience, be it starting out as a coach or taking on the role of umpire for a team.

Why study with us

  • UCLan support coaches and umpires at all levels.
  • There are entry-level courses to give skills and knowledge or more advanced courses for those who already have some experience in the game.

Coaches help to shape the game at every level.
From developing the stars of tomorrow to running sessions that keep people active and healthy. You can be a part of the sport from street to elite, shaping that journey with your own passion and ability.

Referees and table officials mean competitive basketball can take place, and it can be a rewarding and challenging alternative to playing or coaching.

Delivery: Blended
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: Varies per course
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Various start dates


This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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