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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 in Coaching and Instructing Sport in Prisons (Badminton)


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Required age
18 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 in Coaching and Instructing Sport in Prisons (Badminton) is ideal for current P.E Officers employed by Her Majesty’s prison and Probation Service interested in progressing in their role.

It is solely for those who are already working in prisons and who have responsibility for delivering coaching sessions within the prison environment.

They will learn how to deliver and review badminton coaching sessions within the prison environment, gaining a foundational understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of delivering and evaluating badminton coaching sessions.

This qualification is recognised by the Prison Service College as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching sport within a prison environment. It is supported by the national governing body for the sport of badminton, Badminton England.

Gives learners the skills and competencies required to deliver badminton sessions in prisons

Qualification Progression

Learners could undertake additional pathway qualifications for the prison environment, 1st4sport Level 1 in Coaching and Instructing Sport in Prisons (Badminton). The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress externally to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, or sports development including the or the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Badminton.

This qualification may lead to further employment in the prison service or externally to pursue a career in coaching sport.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 in Coaching and Instructing Sport in Prisons (Badminton)

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