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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Sport and Instructing Physical Activities

This qualification will be withdrawn from 31 March 2023

1st4sport are a regulated awarding organisation and under our conditions of recognition we are required to continually review and update all regulated qualifications. This is to ensure they remain fit for purpose and are valid, current and have a place in the current market. The most recent review has identified that this qualification is no longer meeting those criteria and should not continue to be made available to complete.

Key information and dates for the 2022-23 academic year



Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


Are your learners studying for a sport and physical activity qualification?

The 1st4sport Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Sport and Instructing Physical Activities is the perfect accompaniment to their ongoing study.

They will learn how to apply theory to practice, and gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to coach sport and physical activity sessions, helping the people they work with to improve their skills and achieve their goals.

Your learners can take the next step on their coaching journey with this qualification.

It sits within a suite of progressive technical and applied general qualifications offered by 1st4sport and has been approved by the Department for Education.

This qualification is regulated by:
- Ofqual in England
- The Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment Regulation in Northern Ireland
- Qualifications Wales in Wales.

Provides the knowledge, confidence and skills needed to coach sport and lead physical activity sessions

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Sport and Instructing Physical Activities

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