Who is it designed for?

The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the sport and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. Coaches should be committed to their own development and should be looking to gain experience whilst working with a more experienced coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher.

To provide learners with an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching Weight Lifting to adults and children. The Award offers an opportunity for those with little or no experience of coaching to be introduced to the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weight Lifting. They will be helped to understand how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision

What does the Level 1 award qualify me to do?

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce:

  • The basic moves of the snatch and clean and jerk
  • Small group sessions on the basic moves of weight lifting

What are the requirements to go on the course?

Candidates are required to:

  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting;

How is the qualification delivered?

The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. Achievement of the qualification is normally through attendance on a course of training and assessment. Due to the nature of this qualification and the related learning and assessment methods the most effective way to provide a course is via a holistic training and assessment package in the context of coaching Weight Lifting.

Course Structure:

The course is delivered over 2 days guided learning hours, and a separate assessment day where a practical assessment will be completed. Learners will also be required to complete their learner portfolio to show competency in the other areas.

The layout for the course is usually as below:

Day 1
09.00- 09.15 Introduction and Welcome
09.15 – 09.45 Practical Coaching
09.45 – 12.00 Theory
12.00-12.30 Lunch
12.30 – 17.00 Practical Coaching
Day 2
09.00 – 10.00 Theory
10.00-12.30 Practical Coaching
12.30 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.45 Theory
14.45-17.00 Practical Coaching
Day 3
09.00 – 09.30 Welcome
09.30 – 17.00 Practical Coaching Assessments and feedback

Resources:

All candidates will receive high quality resources to support the qualification including a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.

Course Cost:

£300 Plus VAT

Course Duration:

2 Days Coaching

1 Day Assessment after 1-4 weeks

Re-assessment:

Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 12 month period from registration (subject to £62.50 Plus VAT assessment fee each time)

Book your Course:

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The course is delivered over 2 days guided learning hours, and a separate assessment day where a practical assessment will be completed. Learners will also be required to complete their learner portfolio to show competency in the other areas.

The layout for the course is usually as below:

Day 1
09.00- 09.15 Introduction and Welcome
09.15 – 09.45 Practical Coaching
09.45 – 12.00 Theory
12.00-12.30 Lunch
12.30 – 17.00 Practical Coaching
Day 2
09.00 – 10.00 Theory
10.00-12.30 Practical Coaching
12.30 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.45 Theory
14.45-17.00 Practical Coaching
Day 3
09.00 – 09.30 Welcome
09.30 – 17.00 Practical Coaching Assessments and feedback

Course Dates & Venues