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Handball-Level 1 Award in Coaching Handball (1st 4 Sport Endorsed)

The England Handball Level 1 Award in Coaching Handball is aimed at coaches in a club or team environment, working with youth participants aged 8-14. The course will enable learner coaches to become assistants and support more qualified coaches in their environment. The coach education programme is structured around gaining a basic knowledge of 'who' you're coaching, 'what' you're coaching and 'how' you're coaching. This all encompassing understanding of coaching, at Level 1 standard, prepares coaches well for the UKCC 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Handball.

Delegates should be actively assisting, or looking to assist, a more experienced coach working with junior players aged 8–14 in a club context. 

Dates for 2016/2017 to follow

Course Fee:

  • External Candidate Fee: £115
  • Leeds Beckett Student Fee: £105

Minimum Age: 16

The England Handball Level 1 Award in Coaching Handball is aimed at coaches in a club or team environment, working with youth participants aged 8-14. The course will enable learner coaches to become assistants and support more qualified coaches in their environment. The coach education programme is structured around gaining a basic knowledge of 'who' you're coaching, 'what' you're coaching and 'how' you're coaching. This all encompassing understanding of coaching, at Level 1 standard, prepares coaches well for the UKCC 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Handball.

The two day programme will challenge learner coaches to engage in active learning, peer coaching and observation along with feedback and opportunities to make sense of practice; supported by England Handball coach educators. Learner coaches are challenged to apply learning off course and supplement this with guided learning in the form of developing a blog about their experiences.

This fully redesigned learning experience put the emphasis on the learner doing the learning, in a well supported and developmental setting. Each learner will receive a learner resource, packed full of sample activities, information and signposts to further active learning.

If you don't think the Handball Level 1 course is for you, please click here to see the other Handball courses available that might better suit your needs.

If you have any queries regarding the content of the new Level 1 qualification or any handball specific queries, please contact liam.mccarthy@englandhandball.com.

Plus Icon Pre-requisites
Candidates must:
  • Be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.
  • Have an active interest and involvement in Handball
Plus Icon Course Information
By the end of a course participants should be able to:
  • Assist with the delivery of Junior/ Mini Handball sessions
  • Understand the organisational skills necessary to introduce handball to complete beginners

Course Exam/Certificate?

You must, in order to gain a certificate:

  • Attend all course hours
  • Successfully complete the taught hours of the course
Course Duration
  • 2 Days
Course Venue
  • Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QQ

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