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Learn about the courses and certificates to get in order to become a certified NROC coach. 

The National Registry of Coaches (NROC) is a database of coaches who have been fully certified under the Singapore Coach Excellence (SG-Coach) ProgrammeStandard First Aid certification and have met other supplementary requirements to qualify as a member.

These are the courses and certificates required to apply for NROC:
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Coaches may encounter incidences of emergency or injury during the course of coaching. It is essential that coaches are trained in the knowledge and skills in Standard First Aid, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and usage of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This will prepare coaches for emergency situations and manage the risks involved in sports coaching.

Sport Singapore requires all NROC-registered coaches to have a valid Standard First Aid certificate. The  Standard First Aid course should include both theoretical examination and practical assessment including AED, CPR, and bandaging of wounds, as stipulated by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC).

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Sport Singapore’s Singapore Coach Excellence (SG-Coach) Programme is an enhanced training and development pathway for all sports coaches in the community, clubs or high-performance sport programmes. The aim is to establish a training and development system to develop high quality and professional coaches.

The SG-Coach Programme aims to prepare aspiring coaches with the knowledge and skills of 'how to coach' and guide one to understand 'why you coach' through the introduction of values education and principles in sports within the local ecosystem.

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The Basic Sports Science (BSS) Course is an introduction to various sports science concepts which will aid participants in their pursuit of other Sport Singapore Courses.


It is mainly conducted in a classroom format where participants are guided with theoretical knowledge and practical applications for the topics of Anatomy & Injury Prevention and Strength & Conditioning.

The BSS course is a pre-requisite for Sport Singapore's Sports Trainer and Fitness Instructor courses. It is also a requirement for the Singapore Coach Excellence (SG-Coach) Programme.



Singapore Rollersports Federation's Technical Certificate Level 1 aims to prepare aspiring skating coaches with the knowledge and skill of how to coach basic skating. The course includes coaching theory as well as basic sports science relevant to skating.

The course is still undergoing approval by Sport Singapore and will be made available once it has been approved. We seek your patience and understanding in this. Feel free to drop an email at if you wish to find out more about this course and certification. 

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