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Becoming an NFAS Coach will allow you to plan and run a beginners' course and sign-off new members as safe to shoot. You must have at least two years experience, or previous archery coaching experience.

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Assistant Coaches

Assistant Coach is aimed at those individuals who wish to teach beginners at club level but who do not meet the requirements to become a full NFAS coach and are just happy to work at a club under an official coach.

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Sign-off Authority

Since the 1st January 2003 there have been significant changes to the application and renewal procedures for Sign-off Authorities. Please see full details of the changes on the Sign-off Authority page

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DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks

All Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Sign Off Authorities must hold an Enhanced DBS disclosure issued within the last three years. If applicants do not hold a current DBS disclosure, the NFAS will make application for the appropriate forms to be forwarded to them to apply for a DBS disclosure.

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If you have any queries regarding any aspect of NFAS coaching then please contact the Coach Training Co-ordinator.