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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Developing Community Activities for Youth at Risk


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
14 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


With this qualification, your learners will gain the knowledge and skills to plan and develop activities suitable for local communities and to engage with and meet the needs of youths at risk within those communities.

It is ideal for anyone interested in supporting the delivery of activities led by more qualified personnel, such as coaches, instructors, or activity leaders.

Prepares learners to plan activities that are appropriate for local communities and the needs of youth at risk

Qualification Progression

Learners can progress onto the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching or the 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership.
Successful learners may also wish to develop their understanding of planning activity sessions by progressing to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, youth and community work, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid employment or unpaid voluntary roles working within the area of community cohesion or youth work, such as a community centre, a school, college, university, rehabilitation centre or sports centre.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Developing Community Activities for Youth at Risk

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