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Membership of British Triathlon has a wide range of benefits including:

  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Accident Legal Service
  • Endorsed for racing abroad

FAQs

Clubs

Can we pay by Direct Debit this year?

Unfortunately, we are not able to take payment by Direct Debit this year. Clubs can make payment in the following ways:

  • Credit/debit card - card payment is available online by logging into your club management area on the British Triathlon website
  • Cheque - please make payable to British Triathlon and post Michael Pearson East, 1 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, LE11 3QF
  • BACS transfer - please email clubs@britishtriathlon.org to arrange this

We will continue to review payment options for future years.

How to update affiliated club details?

Clubs can access some of the details within their club management page to be able to update the information ie: member numbers, club activity details, change of committee member detail.

Some information cannot be changed within the club management area, however if you send an email request to clubs@britishtriathlon.org we will be able to respond to your question.

What is the role of a Primary Contact?

A primary contact is the club member with whom we communicate with usually by email. The primary contact will receive payment information and British Triathlon club information updates. The primary contact needs to be a Home Nation member. It is the primary contact’s details that are publicly displayed within the club finder information page.

What is the role of the Welfare Officer?

Everyone who participates in Triathlon is entitled to participate in a safe and fun environment and to be given the chance to experience the feelings of enjoyment, challenge and achievement that are inherent to the sport.

British Triathlon is firmly committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for all young people to take part in Triathlon. It accepts its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all young people and protect them from poor practice, abuse and bullying. 

The main purpose of the Club Welfare Officer is to implement good practice, safeguarding and child protection policies within the club and act as the first point of contact for individuals who have queries or concerns. The British Triathlon safeguarding policy and procedures along with additional help advice and guidance can be found on our website under safeguarding.

It is a mandatory requirement that clubs with junior members under the age of 18 or adults at risk that affiliate to British Triathlon must have a Welfare Officer appointed.

Why do you need to have a club constitution?

Community based clubs need to have a constitution so that the club operates fairly for both its members and the club. We actively encourage clubs to have a constitution and have provided a sample template to use which can be found here 

What determines the location of a club?

You will need to provide the postcode of where your club is based ie: the main headquarters of where your club meets or the most frequent location. You will need to affiliate to the home nation that your club is based.

Can clubs that are based abroad affiliate to a British Triathlon Home Nation?

Clubs that are not part of the United Kingdom cannot affiliate to British Triathlon as they will not be eligible for insurance under our policy

Coaching

Who are 1st4Sport Qualifications?

1st4Sport are an awarding body (AB), regulated by the Quallifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). As part of the terms and conditions of UKCC endorsement, governing bodies are required to have an AB function. Other similar AB's include Edexcel, City & Guilds, etc.

Who do I book a course place with?

Level 1 and Level 2 courses are organised via the regional manager and booked online .   CPD events, activator, level 2 diploma, Level 3 coaching courses are delivered by British Triathlon.  For more information, please click here

Do I need to do any pre-course reading?

Yes, but this will be issued to you prior to the course via the coaches hub,  you will be given access to the coaches hub around 3-4 weeks prior to the start of the course.

Level 1 requires around 1-2 hours of pre course work 

level 2 requires around 2-4 hours of pre course work 

Everything else you will need to complete and support the modules of the course will be distributed on the first day of the course.

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