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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton

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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton is ideal for learners interested in becoming an assistant coach in badminton, working under the supervision of a more qualified coach.

It will enable them to play a key role in supporting participants to develop their skills.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 badminton qualification for coaches by UK Coaching and the National Source Group for Badminton.

Prepares learners to assist coaches in helping participants to develop their skills

Qualification Progression

Learners can progress onto the 1st4sport Certificate for Coaches in Badminton at Level 2, designed to develop necessary skills, knowledge and experience to deliver progressive coaching sessions in a club or talent environment. Successful learners may also progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid employment or unpaid voluntary roles working as part of a coaching team as an assistant coach. Other roles that the learner may consider exploring include Activity Leader, Official and Sports Volunteer

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton

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