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PRINCIPLES OF COACHING - 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport (QCF)

Overview

The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in the Principles for Coaching Sport provides you with the knowledge needed to develop their confidence and start them on the road to an engagement with coaching sport. Utilising the QCF common-knowledge units for coaching, learners gain the required generic knowledge that all sports coaches need to plan, conduct and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions in sport. This includes:

  • the fundamentals of coaching sport
  • how to develop participants through coaching sport
  • how to support participants’ lifestyles through coaching sport
  • the principles of safe and equitable coaching practice.

The qualification also provides the foundation for all Level 2 UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) sport-specific coaching programmes

Course Fee
External Candidates                  £175
Leeds Beckett Students/Staff     £165

Minimum Age
14

Course  One

 Saturday 3 December 2016 0900-1700 
 Sunday 4 December 2016 0900-1700 
 Sunday 5 February 2017 0900-1700

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It provides an excellent way to develop your learners’ knowledge and understanding of coaching, which can support progression to UKCC sport-specific programmes.

Once this qualification is attained, it can be used as recognition of prior learning (RPL), meaning learners only have to cover generic coaching content at level once, rather than duplicate it.

Course Content

The qualification is divided into the following units:

  • Understanding the fundamentals of coaching sport
  • Understanding how to develop participant(s) through coaching sport
  • Support participants lifestyle through coaching sport
  • Understanding the principles of safe and equitable coaching practice
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Who is it for/Course Pre-requisites 

Anyone over the age of 14, who has an interest in becoming a sports coach 

The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in the Principles for Coaching Sport provides your learners, aged 14 years and over, with the knowledge needed to develop their confidence and start them on the road to an engagement with coaching sport. Utilising the QCF common-knowledge units for coaching, learners gain the required generic knowledge that all sports coaches need to plan, conduct and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions in sport. This includes:

  • the fundamentals of coaching sport
  • how to develop participants through coaching sport
  • how to support participants’ lifestyles through coaching sport
  • the principles of safe and equitable coaching practice.

The qualification also provides the foundation for all Level 2 UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) sport-specific coaching programmes.

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