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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award for Activators (Dance)


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Required age
14 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award for Activators (Dance) is ideal for learners interested in working as an activator in this area.

Your learners will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver extra-curricular activities in educational settings, such as in:

  • schools
  • further and higher education
  • community participation programmes.
This qualification will also enable them to support community development and tackle physical inactivity and social exclusion in line with key health, well-being, and participation initiatives.

This qualification is supported by UK Coaching and representatives from the Core Cities, supporting the Sport England Participation Agenda.

The endorsed pathway of dance is supported by Premier Education Group.

Prepares learners to facilitate extra-curricular dance activities in educational settings
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity) or on to a sport-specific coaching qualification at level 1 or at level 2. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in coaching sport or physical activity, working as a coaching assistant under the appropriate supervision of a more qualified coach. Other roles that the learner may consider exploring include Activity Leader, Official and Sports Volunteer.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award for Activators (Dance)

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