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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity)

Codes

Qualification number
603/2748/0
SFA/LAD funding code
603/2748/0

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
72
Total qualification hours
151

Key dates

Operational start date
01/01/2018
Qualification review date
30/06/2023
Certification end date
30/06/2026

Overview

Provides your learners with the the opportunity to learn how to plan, deliver and evaluate long-term coaching programmes, either independently (if over the age of 18) or working as part of a larger coaching team.

The knowledge, ideas and practical skills your learners will develop will give them the confidence to take lead responsibility for annual training plans and prepare them for paid or voluntary work in a sport and physical activity setting - such as a sports club or holiday activity programme.

The qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 3 qualification for coaching sport and physical activity by UK Coaching - the lead technical agency for the development of sports coaching in the UK - and is aligned to the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standard for Coach.

An ideal entry point to employment in the sector for those looking to advance their coaching and become involved in professional coaching
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Qualification Progression

This qualification could lead to learners completing sport-specific coaching qualifications at level 3 or above. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used enable them to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sports, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development.

This qualification may lead to employment, paid or voluntary, as a lead coach in a sport and physical activity setting such as a sports club or holiday activity programme.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity)

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