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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Multi-Skills)


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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Multi Skills) offers an entry point to coaching for anyone with a passion for this industry.

Your learners will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to be able to assist the delivery of multi skills coaching sessions - with the supervision of a more qualified coach.

Developing their knowledge in this area, your learners will consider the theory and practice behind delivering and evaluating coaching activities in multi skills.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching assistants by UK Coaching.

It is aligned to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standard for Coaching Assistant.

Prepares learners to assist in delivering multi skills coaching sessions with the supervision of a more qualified coach
Multi-skills session

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Multi Skills 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 multi skills, 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 in Coaching Assistant (Multi-Skills)

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