CDPI Framework & Syllabi

The Coach Development Programme for Ireland has a number of separate frameworks within it.

  • The Coaching Framework has 5 levels (0 - 4) and is used for coaches of players, athletes & teams in sports where they are, or will be participating in competitive sports.
  • The Adventure Sports Instructor framework is used for Instructors in Adventure Sports & Outdoor Recreation where the Instructor's primary objective is to increase the skills, knowledge & competency of the participants they are working with.
  • The Adventure Sports Leader framework is used for Leaders and Guides in Adventure Sports & Outdoor Recreation where the Leader's primary objective is to enable and facilitate a safe and positive experience of the outdoor environment.

Details on the frameworks and the levels within them are included in the documents below.