Licence coach

What is the Coach Licence?

Our Badminton England Coach Licence is issued to coaches who meet a range of requirements relating to safety and training. It is an easy way for parents, players and clubs to identify the coaches who are committed to good standards.
The licence is aimed at those coaches who are Level 2 qualified (or above) and thus can coach independently, and are committed to completing a variety of training. Licensed coaches receive public liability and professional indemnity insurance, which protects the coach in the event that a player is injured whilst under their supervision, including coaches who earn more than £10,000 and who wouldn’t be covered by the registered coach membership.
What are the full membership benefits available to licensed coaches?
- Civil liability insurance (Public liability and professional indemnity insurance - £10 million), detailed information can be found here.
- Personal Accident Insurance
- Physiotherapy Cover
- Legal advice expenses - £25,000 (including legal expenses helpline)
- Physiotherapy Cover
- Appear on our Coach Finder search tool with your qualification and credentials should you be happy to be contacted directly for coaching opportunities. 
- To see a full list of list of membership benefits, please click here.
What do I need to become licensed?
In order to become a Licensed Coach the following minimum standards needs to be meet:

- A recognised UKCC qualification or Badminton England Coaching Award (minimum Level 2)
- An enhanced DBS disclosure completed by Badminton England. Your cleared DBS check must have 2.5 years validity from the month we are currently in.
- A Emergency First Aid (valid for 3 years)
- Safeguarding and Protecting Children Part 1 or Part 2 (valid for 3 years)
- CPD points (10)
Please contact to apply for a DBS check should you need one.
How do I gain the required CPD points to become licensed?
Points can be gained in various ways. We and other organisations (endorsed by us) offer learning opportunities in the form of workshops, conferences and online learning, as well as informal learning such as attendance at tournaments, reading technical articles and mentoring other coaches, to name a few.
For more information on our Medal CPD Programme please click here.       
How much does Coach Licence Cost?
There is no additional cost to the Coach Registration cost of £40 per year. This is renewed annually as long as you still meet our minimum standards of the licence.

How do I track my CPD points and renew my Licence?
You can upload any evidence of CPD you have done, or take out a Licensed Coach membership through
Please be aware that any evidence of CPD you upload will have to be approved by us before taking out a Licensed Coach membership.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you still have any questions about any of the above please contact us on 01908 268400 or