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Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Coaching Assistant in Basketball

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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 1 Coaching Assistant in Basketball is ideal for aspiring basketball coaches.

With this qualification, your learners will be able to assist the delivery of basketball coaching sessions under the direct supervision of a more qualified coach.

They will also be able to contribute to the evaluation of sessions, developing their knowledge of how to effectively assist in the coaching of a local club or school team.

It is recognised as the industry standard Level 1 qualification for coaching assistants by the national source group for basketball.

Gives learners a key understanding of the principles of coaching basketball activities
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Basketball 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, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles working as an assistant coach in the sport of basketball under the direct supervision of a more qualified coach.

Level 1

1st4sport Level 1 Coaching Assistant in Basketball

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