1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching

The objective of the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Snooker is to provide a benefit to learners through an introduction into the principles/practice of safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of snooker lessons to adults and young people in an appropriate environment.

This qualification will prepare learners for employment in coaching snooker. In addition, the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Snooker 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.

The technical content of this qualification has been developed in partnership with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) as the technical lead for snooker and billiards in the UK..

This qualification is designed for aspiring snooker coaches to be supported in the development of their knowledge of how to effectively coach participants of all ages. It will also prepare learners for employment in coaching orienteering

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

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary coaching roles. They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of orienteering 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 snooker 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 World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA).

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 appropriate learning resource. For further information on the costs of courses, please contact a recognised centre.

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