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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Assistant (Sport and Physical Activity)

Codes

Qualification number
603/2629/3
SFA/LAD funding code
603/2629/3

Learners

Required age
14 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
16
Total qualification hours
38

Key dates

Operational start date
01/01/2018
Qualification review date
30/06/2023
Certification end date
30/06/2024

Overview

If you're interested in offering your learners a career in coaching, then this qualification offers an entry point to the industry.

They will learn the theory and practice behind delivering and evaluating coaching activities, enabling them to assist in the delivery of sports and physical activity coaching sessions with the guidance and supervision of a coach or appropriate governing organisation.

Recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching assistants by UK Coaching, this qualification is aligned to CIMSPA's professional standard for Coaching Assistant.

Prepares learners to assist in the delivery and evaluation of sports or physical activity coaching sessions with appropriate supervision
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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 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 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 (Sport and Physical Activity)

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