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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Equestrian Coaching (Carriage Driving)

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Codes

Qualification number
603/2443/0
SFA/LAD funding code
603/2443/0

Learners

Required age
21 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
150
Total qualification hours
188

Key dates

Operational start date
01/10/2017
Qualification review date
31/05/2025
Certification end date
31/05/2028

Overview

The 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Equestrian Coaching (Carriage Driving) is ideal for learners interested in becoming a head/programme coach in equestrian with responsibility for the ongoing development of participants.

They will learn how to plan, deliver, and evaluate annual equestrian coaching programmes independently, though they may work as part of a larger team. This will give them a key understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of delivery, ensuring that they have the skills and confidence to implement effective programmes.

This pathway includes a unit on technical coaching requirements for carriage driving.

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 3 qualification for equestrian coaches by the British Equestrian Federation and UK Coaching.

Gives learners the knowledge and skills to deliver annual equestrian coaching programmes with a focus on carriage driving
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to a higher level coaching qualification. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in equestrian coaching, sports coaching, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in equestrian coaching, either working independently or as part of a coaching team.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Equestrian Coaching (Carriage Driving)

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