Who is it designed for?
The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting is for coaches who have experience of delivering independent coaching sessions to groups of people. The certificate enables coaches to independently create, deliver and evaluate a series of weight lifting coaching sessions to groups of beginner and intermediate level weight lifters. Parts of the course are made up of practical activities allowing coaches the opportunity to experience delivering and participating within coaching sessions.
What does the Level 2 certificate qualify me to do?
The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce:
- create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked weight lifting sessions
- supervise other coaches to deliver weight lifting sessions
What are the requirements to go on the course?
Candidates are required to:
- Have completed a BWL Level 1 Coaching Course
- Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course
- Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting
- Be able to communicate effectively in English
How is the qualification delivered?
The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. 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.
The course is delivered and assessed across 3 days, with assessments carried out on all 3 days.
The layout for the course is usually as below:
|09.00 – 12.30||Welcome and theory|
|12.30 – 13.00||Lunch|
|13.00 – 17.00||Practical Coaching (including assessment 1)|
|12.30-17.00||Practical (including assessment 2)|
|12.30-17.00||Practical (including assessment 3) and feedback|
All candidates will receive high quality resources to support the qualification including a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.
3 Days Coaching and assessment
Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 24 month period from registration (subject to an assessment fee each time)