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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Handball

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Required age
17 +

Learning hours

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Key dates

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Qualification review date
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The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Handball is ideal for learners who are keen to advance their careers in coaching handball.

It is for learners with experience of playing handball and who are a minimum of 17 years old on the first day of the learning programme.

Certification of the qualification cannot be granted until individuals reach the age of 18.

The technical content for this qualification has been developed in partnership with UK Coaching as the UK’s technical agency for sports coaching, the National Source Group (NSG) for Handball and particularly the England Handball Association.

Gives learners the knowledge, skills, and confidence to plan, deliver and review a series of linked handball sessions

Qualification Progression

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 boccia and other coaching-related organisations. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching other sports, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development.

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary assistant coaching roles. They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of boccia by working with other, more experienced, coaches.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Handball

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