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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Fives)

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Required age
15 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Fives) 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.

This qualification is an entry point to coaching for learners with an interest in coaching Fives.

With this qualification, your learners will be able to assist in the delivery and review of Fives coaching sessions under the supervision of a more qualified coach, learning the practical and theoretical aspects of delivering and evaluating coaching activities in this area.

This qualification is supported by the National Source Group for Fives, which is comprised of:
- The Eton Fives Association
- The rugby Fives Association
- Wallball UK.

Prepares learners to assist in the delivery of Fives coaching sessions

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Fives) or on to a sport-specific coaching qualification at level 1 or 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 Fives, working as a coaching assistant under the direct supervision of a more qualified coach.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Fives)

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