This course introduces the necessary skills and knowledge required to be an effective boccia leader.  The course has been designed to cover the important elements of delivering boccia activity within the community.


  • Introduce and teach the game of boccia to understand and interpret the basic rules.
  • Lead boccia sessions with an appropriately structured activity plan and in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Be aware of the needs of individuals and the empowerment of all players.
  • Teach basic skill practices to players.
  • Introduce creativity and fun sessions.
  • Have an understanding of the existing competitive structures to enable individuals to progress in the sport.


The course is suitable for community workers, leaders and individual players including those involved with:

  • Residential homes
  • Sports clubs
  • Schools
  • County Sports Partnership


4.5 hours study

Minimum 2 hours follow on activity within a leadership capacity to receive accreditation.  


10-20 persons








Organisers: Booking an appropriate venue, sourcing equipment and enrolling delegates.  Please notify Boccia England of the no. of delegated one week prior to the course.

Boccia England: Provides the tutor, delegate pre-reading and resources and delegate certification.


  • Sole use of an area large enough for 1 boccia court e.g. sports hall, dance studio.
  • Sole use of a classroom environment for theory and discussion e.g. separate room, additional hall or court.
  • Two tables
  • One chair per delegate
  • Parking facilities incl. disabled parking
  • Disabled access
  • Toilets incl. disabled

N.B. The tutor will need access to the venue approximately one hour prior to the course start time.


  • A range of PE equipment: balls, hoops, skittles, cones, markers/ targets
  • A range of referee equipment- 2 red/blue paddles, 2 measuring devices
  • Boccia ball sets (min. 2 sets)
  • One ramp
  • Flipchart, paper and pens
  • Laptop 
  • Projector

Fees & Costs

£400 + VAT

Tutor expenses including travel costs and accommodation if required.