Angling

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Angling (QCF)

The objective of the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Angling is to provide a benefit to learners through an introduction into the principles/practice of safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of angling sessions to adults and young people in an appropriate environment. Therefore, this qualification will prepare learners for employment in coaching angling. In addition, the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Angling will also enable successful learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level if they wish to do so.

This qualification is supported by The Angling UK Source Group consists of representatives from the Angling Trust of England (AT) the Federation of Welsh Anglers (FWA) and the Angling Development Board of Scotland (ADBS). Each Board or Federation represents the governing bodies for game, sea and course angling within each Home Nation who are committed to providing services to their sport. The Angling UK Source Group has therefore provided the technical expertise across the development and delivery of this qualification.

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to become qualified in coaching angling for future employment.

Learners achieving this qualification might consider progression to the following qualifications:

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity)

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary coaching roles. They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of angling by working with other, more experienced, coaches. Following a period of practice as a qualified coach, learners may choose to develop their skills by participating in continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities offered within angling and other coaching-related organisations.

All qualified coaches are encouraged to align to their sport’s NGB and take advantage of the professional and educational services, including coach licences and CPD, offered by the Home Nation Angling Governing Bodies.

Recognised centres offering this qualification determine their own fees and they will vary from centre to centre. The fees charged should entitle you to a programme of learning and assessment, registration and certification for the qualification, a 1st4sport Qualifications Learner Pack and an appropriate learning resource. For further information on the costs of courses, please contact a recognised centre.

Opportunities for funding may be available via a recognised centre, if you are eligible.

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