Basketball

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

The objective of the Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Basketball is to provide a benefit to learners via the skills and knowledge required to enable them to develop high level basketball players through effective basketball coaching.

This qualification is supported by the NSG for Basketball comprised of the National Governing Bodies (Basketball England, Basketball Wales and basketballscotland) as the trade association and employers for basketball. A range of technical experts from within the National Source Group for Basketball have provided technical input in the development of this qualification.

The qualification is also endorsed by the trade association for coaches,UK Coaching, as meeting its UKCC criteria.

This qualification is designed to prepare aspiring coaches for employment as a basketball coach in paid or voluntary roles, potentially within the elite game. It is appropriate for existing Level 2 basketball coaches wishing to develop coaching skills in basketball.

This qualification leads to paid or voluntary roles in coaching the sport of basketball in a variety of settings including working as a head coach within a basketball club, in schools and in colleges.

The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching other sports, supporting PE in school sport and sports development.

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.