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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls

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Codes

Qualification number
601/8837/6
SFA/LAD funding code
601/8837/6

Learners

Required age
15 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
15
Total qualification hours
41

Key dates

Operational start date
01/06/2016
Qualification review date
30/05/2023
Certification end date
30/05/2024

Overview

The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls is ideal for learners aspiring to become Bowls coaches.

They will learn the key principles and practice of safe, ethical, and effective management and coaching of Bowls sessions, enabling them to launch their career in delivering enjoyable and productive sessions to adults and young people.

They will also learn about the practical and theoretical aspects of delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Bowls.

If your learner is under the age of 18, this qualification will enable them to work as an assistant Bowls coach operating under the supervision of a Level 2 qualified Bowls coach.

If your learner is over the age of 18, they will be able to work as a Bowls coach or a bowls activity facilitator.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaches by UK Coaching. It is aligned to the UKCC criteria and is UKCC endorsed.

Gives learners a key understanding of the principles and practice of safe, ethical and effective coaching of Bowls sessions
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Qualification Progression

Learners achieving this qualification might consider progression to the following qualifications 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Bowls.
They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of Bowls by working with other, more experienced, coaches. Following a period of practice as a qualified coach, learners may choose to develop their skills by participating in continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities offered within Bowls and other coaching-related organisations.

Learners achieving this qualification might consider progression to the following qualifications 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Bowls.
They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of Bowls by working with other, more experienced, coaches. Following a period of practice as a qualified coach, learners may choose to develop their skills by participating in continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities offered within Bowls and other coaching-related organisations.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls

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