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1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning

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The objective of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning is to provide a benefit to learners through an introduction into the principles and practice of safe, ethical and effective management of coaching Parkour/Freerunning sessions to adults and young people in an appropriate environment.
This qualification is supported by Parkour UK whom the technical experts are providing the technical advice in the development of this qualification.

This qualification is designed for aspiring Parkour/Freerunning coaches to be supported in the development of their knowledge of how to effectively coach a local club or participants of all ages.

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

  • 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning
  • Level 1 NVQ Award in Sport and Active Leisure.

Successful learners who are under 16 years of age may gain paid or voluntary employment as an assistant Parkour/Freerunning coach operating under the supervision of a Level 2 qualified Parkour/Freerunning coach.

The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching Parkour/Freerunning or other related areas. Other roles that the learner may consider exploring to include:

  • sports volunteer
  • fitness instructor

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 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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