The qualification is designed as an introduction to independent coaching skills for learners whom wish to prepare themselves for further learning or training relating to coaching sport.
Learners will be able to develop the skills and principles required to safely deliver sports coaching sessions.
What will I learn?
This award helps learners assess the coachs understanding of their role in planning, implementing, analysing and revising coaching sessions. The course focuses on how to plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions to improve participant development.
Students will learn how the stage of a participants development impacts on coaching and learn to assess the coachs understanding of the lifestyle factors of nutrition, physical conditioning, mental preparation and awareness of drugs, which underpin performance in sport and assesses the coachs understanding of how to ensure that their coaching practice is safe and equitable.
How will I be assessed?
Students will need to prepare a portfolio of evidence.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course but an interview may be required to ascertain suitability
Progression & Career Opportunities
On completing this qualification, you will have the knowledge and understanding of coaching, which can support progression to UKCC sport-specific programmes.
This course is studied 4.5 hours per week over 12 weeks.