14 August 2018
Foundation of Light is offering school leavers the opportunity to take their first steps into sports coaching with a FREE course this month.
Sunderland AFC’s official charity has teamed up with Sport Structures to deliver a Level 1 Award in Assistant Coaching at the Beacon of Light in Sunderland on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st August (9.30am to 5pm).
The fully-funded course is an entry point to coaching will focus on the skills and competencies required to assist the delivery of sports or physical activity coaching sessions through theory and practical sessions and a final assessment.
Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity) or on to a sport-specific coaching qualification at level 1 or at level 2.
The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, or sports development.
- Must be 16-18 when the course starts
- Not on a college or education course
- Not in employment
- UK citizen
Foundation staff will also be on hand to talk more about the charity’s Coaches Academy which is currently recruiting for September 2018.