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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching

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Required age
17 +

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The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching is ideal for learners interested in coaching snooker with the responsibility for the ongoing development of participants.

They will learn how to support participants in the sport, as well as how to play a role in growing the sport locally, regionally, or nationally, preparing them for employment as snooker coaches.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 Snooker qualification for coaches by UK Coaching and:
- the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
- the English Partnership for Billiards and Snooker.

Prepares learners for employment as a snooker coach

Qualification Progression

Holders of this qualification are able to progress onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Advanced Snooker Coaching (once developed and made available), which is designed to develop in the learner the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to coach more advanced snooker players, perhaps those individuals at a semi-professional or professional level of the game.
The skills and knowledge developed may be used to enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid employment or unpaid voluntary roles in coaching snooker, either working independently or as part of a coaching team. Other roles the learner may consider exploring include Activity Leader, Official and Sports Volunteer.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching

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