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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Boccia)

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Required age
14 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Boccia) is ideal for learners interested in becoming a coaching assistant, with responsibility for the delivery of coaching activities under the supervision of a more qualified coach or governing organisation.

An entry point to coaching, your learners will gain a key understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Boccia with this qualification.

It is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching assistants by UK Coaching and is aligned to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standard for Coaching Assistant.

Prepares learners to assist in the delivery of Boccia coaching sessions

Qualification Progression

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.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in coaching sport or physical activity, working as a coaching assistant under the appropriate supervision of a more qualified coach.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Boccia)

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