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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Sports Coaching and Performance

Codes

Qualification number
603/4831/8
SFA/LAD funding code
603/4831/8

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
369
Total qualification hours
369

Key dates

Operational start date
01/09/2019
Qualification review date
31/12/2023
Certification end date
31/12/2026

Overview

With the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Sports Coaching and Performance, you will learn how to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective sports coaching programmes.

This will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to become an effective sports coach in a performance environment.

You will also learn how to:

- apply nutrition to sports performance - support athletes through lifestyle changes - use technical and tactical skills to support athletes' performance.

The coaching units have been mapped against the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity's (CIMSPA's) Professional Standard for Coaches.

Develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to become a sports coach in a performance environment
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Sports Coaching and Performance, or it could be used to gain employment or towards entry to higher education (where accepted by the higher education institution). UCAS have allocated 32 tariff points to this qualification.
The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in as lead coach with sport or physical activity.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Sports Coaching and Performance

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