Level 2 Certificate

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Coaching Strength and Conditioning

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Category

Fitness

Awarding Body

1st4sport

Funding

Cost - £495 (monthly payment plans available)

Delivery Method

Blended learning approach of online learning/practical workshops

Guided Learning Hours

36

Course Duration

2-6 Months

Overview

The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning is awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications and has been developed in partnership with British Rowing.

The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning is regulated at Level 2 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Content

On successful completion of the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning, you will:
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the strength and conditioning coach
  • Understand how to develop participants through strength and conditioning
  • Be able to plan a series of strength and conditioning coaching sessions
  • Be able to deliver a series of strength and conditioning coaching sessions
  • Be able to monitor and evaluate strength and conditioning coaching sessions

Assessment

The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning assessment will require you to:

  1. Complete a series of written tasks within an online learner portfolio.
  2. Plan, deliver and review TWO series of FOUR linked and progressive session plans. Each series must focus on ONE of the following aspects of strength and conditioning, with TWO being covered across the TWO series:
    • Strength
    • Power
    • Endurance
    • Speed

    The above sessions should be delivered in a real coaching environment and must be observed by a more qualified coach.

  3. Plan, deliver and review an additional TWO sessions covering Specialist Strength Training (SST) activities. The delivery of these session will be observed by an assessor. The assessor must observe a minimum of 40 minutes across the two observations. Learners must show how these would be adapted to meet the needs of another target audience.

Learners are also responsible for:

  • The preparation for all coaching environments used to deliver each of the planned coaching sessions.
  • The evaluation of each of the ten delivered coaching sessions.
  • The evaluation of the effectiveness of the two linked and progressive coaching programmes.

Pre-requisites

Prior to REGISTRATION you are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)

Why Study?

It forms part of a structured and progressive programme of coaching strength and conditioning for sport and other related qualifications.

What can I use it for?

  • To gain paid or unpaid employment as a strength and conditioning for sport coach
  • As part of the development of a credible CV for employment in the sport, recreation and allied occupations industry
  • As a stepping stone to the 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport

Related Courses

Level 1 Award in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport

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Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning

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(600/0200/1)

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