Various Optional courses are available.
This is TAGB's updated courses for Class Assistants up to fully fledged TKD Club/School Owners. We've listed your course options & eligibility on Resources page(s) Coloured-belts / Black-belts for relevant grades. Summary of the 4 choices:
1. CLASS ASSISTANT (eligibility: Adults 2nd kup & above, also Junior Black Belts 14yrs & over)
Can assist in classes, working supervised alongside a qualified Assistant Instructor or Instructor.
A 1 day, course held alongside the Assistant Instructor course (June/July) each year.
2. ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR (eligibility: Black belts 17yrs & over who can provide appropriate valid info/id etc for their DBS check)
Can teach supervised alongside a qualified Instructor & also can even teach occasionally unsupervised, if they satisfy the below noted conditions.
A 1 or 2 day course held June or July each year.
Note: A qualified Assistant Instructor may teach unsupervised on an occasional basis, providing they hold:
a) Professional Indemnity Insurance through the TAGB.
b) An up to date First Aid certificate.
c) A valid, clear DBS/PVG/Access NI disclosure check (to apply you’ll need to be able to provide some things like passports, valid driving licence, Birth cert, (relevant docs as needed eg: bank/credit statements, utility/council tax bill, p45, p60 etc)
d) A current TAGB/BTC Membership licence
3. INSTRUCTOR (eligibility: Black belts 18yrs & over who’ve taken & qualified from the Assistant Instructor course)
Can teach unsupervised Club Sessions (Designed for people to run sessions regularly onquite a permanent basis without supervision).
A 2 day, course held in November each year.
Note: A qualified Instructor will ofcourse hold the same or higher clearances as mentioned above (incl; PL/PI, DBS, TAGB Licence & First Aid).
4. SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR MANAGEMENT: (eligibility: Black belts 18yrs& over who’ve taken & qualified from the Instructor course)
For those wishing to open their own TAGB School (in their own name) within say the next 18 months after taking this course.
A 1 day, Business Management course run with, or shortly after the Instructor Course each year.
(Any currently qualified Instructors who wish to open a school in their own name or even currently running a club/school already, may also apply to attend if you wish).
We hope this summary helps you.