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1st4sport Level 1 Award in Assistant Coaching Parkour/Freerunning
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This qualification has been extended until 30 June 2024
Following a successful review, this qualification has been extended to 30 June 2024.
- Qualification number
- SFA/LAD funding code
- Required age
- 16 +
- Guided learning hours
- Total qualification hours
- Operational start date
- Qualification review date
- Certification end date
The 1st4sport Level 1 Assistant Coaching Parkour/Freerunning is ideal for learners interested in becoming an assistant coach of Parkour/Freerunning.
This qualification will introduce your learners to the principles and practice of safe, ethical and effective management and assistant coaching of Parkour/Freerunning sessions to both adults and young people.
It is an important step for any learners who are keen to build experience in this industry.
This qualification has been developed in partnership with Parkour UK and is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching Parkour/Freerunning within the UK.
It is regulated by:
- The Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England
- Qualifications Wales in Wales
- The Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment in Northern Ireland.
Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity) or on to a sport-specific coaching qualification 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.
Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary assistant coaching roles. They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of Parkour/Freerunning by working with other, more experienced, coaches.