Free Health Training Programmes

The Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) is proud to offer these comprehensive training programmes free of charge.

This initiative is a testament to our commitment to your professional development and our belief in your potential to champion health and wellbeing in our community, regardless of your role in physical activity settings.

These training offers are part of HSP’s commitment to improving access to sport and physical activity and to support the community in overcoming health challenges, including those stemming from Covid-19. The following training courses are now open for registration:

Covid-19 Rehabilitation Training – Future Fit

In response to the ongoing impact of Long Covid, HSP is leading a Long Covid and Physical Activity Feasibility Project. This project offers funded access to Covid Rehabilitation training for physical activity providers in Hertfordshire, aiming to create more inclusive opportunities for individuals with mild to moderate Long Covid symptoms. Accredited by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), participants can earn 3 CPD points upon completion. The training consists of five modules, covering various aspects of Covid and Long Covid awareness, rehabilitation, and the impact on the respiratory system. Interested individuals must complete an expression of interest form to access the funded training.

Please note: To access the funded training, you must complete our expression of interest form; otherwise, the website will charge you. 

More than one person from an organisation can complete the training but must complete separate expressions of interest. If you have any further questions, please email

Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity Training

In collaboration with Mind and UK Coaching, HSP introduces a training programme designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively support mental health in sport and physical activity settings. By becoming a Mental Health Champion, learners can access 2-3 hours of eLearning training at no cost. The course aims to enhance understanding of mental health, recognise the barriers to physical activity participation, and foster an inclusive environment for all.

Simply complete the Mental Health Champion Registration Form to be sent your free license code.

If you have any questions about the training or becoming a Champion, please email

Live Longer Better Online Training for Practitioners

Developed by Professor Sir Muir Gray and Learning with Experts, this online training empowers those supporting older adults to engage in conversations that encourage living longer and better. Covering topics such as ageing, physical fitness, dementia prevention, and challenging ageism, the course takes 2.5-4 hours to complete and includes 12 pre-recorded lessons. To become a Live Longer Better in Hertfordshire Champion and access this training for free, participants need to complete a registration form.

The Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership’s free training offerings highlight our dedication to enhancing community health and wellbeing through sport and physical activity. HSP aims to build a network of informed and empowered professionals and volunteers across Hertfordshire by providing these resources.

If you have any questions about the training or becoming a Champion, please email

For more information on these training courses and how to register, please visit the respective training provider’s website or contact the HSP using the email addresses provided for each course.

For professionals and volunteers passionate about making a difference in their community’s health and wellbeing, this training suite offers a unique and invaluable opportunity. Seize the chance to become a champion of health and wellbeing with HSP’s comprehensive training programs.

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