Specialist Training Provider in Olympic Weight Lifting and Strength & Conditioning Courses

Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting- Durham University, Maiden Castle

Who is it designed for?

The 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

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9.00am-4.30pm, Refreshments are not included. Free parking cannot be guaranteed.

Learners will also be required to submit a completed learner portfolio to show competency in the other areas prior to their practical assessment

Durham University, The Graham Sports Centre, Durham University, Stockton Road, DH1 3SE1

level 1 weight lifting course
Olympic weight lifting course

Course Details

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce, under supervision.:

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

Candidates are required to:

  • be at least 17 years of age on the first day of the course
  • have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting

The 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.

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.

All candidates will receive high quality resources on day 1 to support the qualification including a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.

Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 12 month period from registration (subject to £75 assessment fee each time)

Please note any requests for specific support or reasonable adjustments should be sent to info@highleveltraining.co.uk prior to signing up for the course, where they will be considered on an individual basis.

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