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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning

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This qualification has been extended until 30 June 2024

Following a successful review, this qualification has been extended to 30 June 2024.


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
17 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
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Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning is ideal for learners interested in becoming Parkour/Freerunning coach and who want to take responsibility for the ongoing development of participants, further developing their career in this industry.

They will learn how to plan, deliver, and evaluate linked and progressive coaching sessions independently, although they may work as par of a larger coaching team.

They will also build a key understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of planning, delivering and evaluating Parkour/Freerunning sessions.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 qualification for Parkour/Freerunning coaches by Parkour UK and UK Coaching.

Gives learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive Parkour/Freerunning sessions

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity) or on to a sport-specific coaching qualification 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 in coaching sport and physical activity, working as a coach possibly within a holiday play scheme or a sports club environment.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning

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