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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding an Athlete's Lifestyle

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Required age
18 +

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Developed in partnership with the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), the 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding an Athlete’s Lifestyle will improve your learners knowledge and skills, enabling them to deliver informal support to athletes.

They will learn how to support athletes’ personal development and lifestyle alongside their sporting commitments, empowering and enabling them to become well-rounded individuals will skills both in and beyond sport.

Your learners will study both the theoretical and practical aspects of the support and advising process.

Provides the knowledge, confidence and skills to support talented athletes’ lifestyles

Qualification Progression

Holders of this qualification can progress onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support. Those who do go on to complete the Level 3 Certificate could seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary Athlete Lifestyle Advisor roles, or similar. Learners may wish to further develop their knowledge by undertaking relevant CPD within the performance and talent environment.

Successful learners could use the qualification to enhance their work within their current role. Those learners who take an interest in this area can continue to develop and gain the appropriate qualification to be employed in an Athlete Lifestyle Advisor role.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding an Athlete's Lifestyle

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