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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League

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Required age
16 +

Learning hours

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The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League is ideal for learners interested in coaching rugby league to children.

They will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in structured and specific environments, including how to plan, deliver, and review a series of progressive sessions.

Your learners will also develop their understanding of how to coach safely and inclusively, ensuring that they’re able to meet the needs of everyone they coach.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 qualification in rugby league, supported by the National Source Group for Rugby League and UK Coaching.

Prepares learners to coach rugby league to individuals and groups with responsibility for the ongoing development of players

Qualification Progression

The qualification will enable successful learners to progress to the level 3 rugby league coach. The skills and knowledge developed may also be used to enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, physical activity, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development. The qualification sits within a suite of progressive coaching sport qualifications, and supports direct progression onto the level 2 rugby league coach.

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

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League

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