1st4sport Level 2 Award in Applying Health and Well-being Principles Through Physical Activity


The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Applying Health and Well-being Principles Through Physical Activity is designed to train individuals operating within the sport and physical activity environment- either within a paid or voluntary capacity – to apply the principles of health and well being to a range of participant groups supporting healthy lifestyles in early years, children, young adults, adults and older adults, ensuring health and well being is considered as a priority in the delivery of physical activity sessions.

The qualification is composed of two mandatory components. You must successfully complete both mandatory components to achieve this qualification.

Prior to registration for the qualification you are required to:

  • be accurately identified
  • be at least 14 years of age
  • hold or be working towards a regulated level 2 qualification in leadership, coaching teaching or instructing
  • be able to communicate effectively in English3 (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
The skills and knowledge developed may be used to facilitate your growth and progression to other health and well-being qualifications in specific contexts or at a higher level. Alternatively, you will be able to continue to progress onto higher qualifications in your current environment which includes coaching, teaching or instruction in the sport physical activity and active leisure sector.

Other roles that you may consider exploring include:

  • coach
  • activity leader
  • sports volunteer
  • sports official
  • safety steward

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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