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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Triathlon Coach

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This qualification will be withdrawn from 31 March 2023

Learners are still able to be registered up until that date, and any learner on programme prior to the registration expiration date will have the full duration of the qualification registration period to complete and be certificated.


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
18 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


The 1st4sport Level 2 Triathlon Coach is ideal for learners aspiring to build a career in triathlon coaching.

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

This will help them to develop their understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of this.

This qualification sits within a progressive suite of triathlon coaching qualifications.

The qualification content is derived from the National Occupational Standards for Sports Coaching (2014) and the industry’s agreed common content for coaching.

Enables learners to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive triathlon coaching sessions

Qualification Progression

The qualification will enable successful learners to progress to a higher level Triathlon coaching qualification. 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 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon.

This qualification may lead to paid employment or unpaid voluntary roles in coaching Triathlon, either working independently or as part of a coaching team. Other roles that the learner may consider exploring include Activator, Technical Official or Volunteer.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Triathlon Coach

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