Coaching & Development
Level 3 Certificate in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support (TALS)
Level 3 Certificate in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support
The Level 3 TALS is awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications and has been developed in partnership with TASS. The aim of the qualification is to provide mentors with an introduction to the principles of supporting and mentoring talented athletes. It is designed to cover both theoretical and practical aspects of the the mentoring process.
Course Dates for 2020-2021 TBC
Course Fee £550
Learners must have access to an appropriate talented athlete, over a minimum of a three-month period.
The TALS programme comprises of five mandatory units of study. To achieve the qualification, you must attend a programme of training and successfully complete all the assessed components.
Unit 1: Mentoring within the performance environment
Unit 2: Developing networks within the performance environment
Unit 3: Working with the athlete in the performance environment
Unit 4: Athlete transitions
Unit 5: Supporting the talented athlete
The course is assessed via the submission of a portfolio containing evidence for each unit of study and through the observation of meetings with a talented athlete