There are two categories of NROC memberships, namely provisional and full membership. Coaches need to submit an online application with the following requirements:
*Previously known as National Coaching Accreditation Programme (NCAP) Certificate
^Coaches who presents NCAP Theory certificate are exempted from BSS course
#Refer to https://www.sportsingapore.gov.sg/sports-education/values-and-principles-in-sport for list of equivalent certificates
The rules of admission requirements above is applicable to all applicants (including foreign coaches).
Values and Principles in Sport (VPS) or its equivalent1: The VPS workshop is a module within the SG-Coach Theory Level 1 course which covers the topics on coaching philosophy, appropriate behaviours of coaches, teaching of values through Game-For-Life framework, information on Ministry of Education’s 21st Century Competencies Framework and Student Outcomes, and introduction to anti-doping. Certificates which are deemed as its equivalent are SG-Coach Theory Level 1 Certificate which includes the VPS module, National Standards in Youth Sports for Coaching in Singapore Schools Certificate and Certificate of Attendance for Building Capacity of Coaches and Instructors (BCCI)’ Workshop.
What is Provisional Membership?
The provisional membership allows existing and aspiring sport coaches to participate in academic, educational and professional development activities to improve their coaching practice as they work toward completing all requirements of full NROC membership.
Over a 3-year provisional membership period, they could be given priority enrolment into various coaching courses and activities organised by Sport Singapore, their respective National Sports Association and other organisations. The aim is to prepare them to obtain the necessary certification to become a full member within the NROC and to stay current in the practice of sport coaching as a profession.
The foreign applicant is required to submit a valid Work Pass or Letter of Consent for coaching from Ministry of Manpower stating that the person is authorised to offer coaching services.
No membership fee is required during the three-year term.
A coach may convert to full NROC membership once he/she had attained the required certification before the expiry of the provisional membership.
No membership fee is required for the initial three-year term.
A renewal fee of $60.00 applies for subsequent blocks of each three-year terms. All fees paid are not refundable.