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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Primary Rugby League

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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Primary Rugby League will give your learners the role and skills required to be a coach working in structured and specific environments with children aged 7-11.

With this qualification, your learners will be able to plan, deliver and review single primary rugby league activity plans, gaining a key understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of planning, delivering, and reviewing primary rugby league activities.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification in primary rugby league, supported by the National Source Group for Rugby League and UK Coaching.

Prepares learners to coach primary rugby league teams (7 to 11 years of age)

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in coaching primary rugby league. Other roles that the learner may consider exploring include activity leader, rugby league match official or sports volunteer

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Primary Rugby League

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