Overview of the Scottish Racing Academy – Level 1 Assistant Coaching

The rider coaching course was initially rolled out in England as part of the Regional Staff
Development Programme (RSDP) which has now been extended to include Scotland. The
SRA delivers this course in conjunction with horsescotland

Study type


The assistant coaching course is delivered using a model of blended learning with a mix of
self-directed learning and face to face sessions. Assessment is carried our ongoing
throughout your course by the tutor, through observations of coaching, discussions and

All of the Scottish Racing Academy’s courses are fully funded for most learners. There are
bursaries and grants available, and to find out more about your eligibility please do get in

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