Archery

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Archery

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Archery GB

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Qualification Number 600/0507/5
Credit Value (Guided Learning Hours) 7 (45–50)
SFA/LAD Funding Code 600/0507/5
Entry age: 15
Qualification Operational Start Date 25/01/2011
Qualification Review Date 31/12/2017
Certification End Date 31/12/2018
Qualification Specification Download

This qualification is equivalent to Level 2 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)*.

To find out how to apply to deliver this qualification see the How to Apply section.

Developed in partnership with Archery GB, the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Archery is the first qualification on the archery coaching ladder. The qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching archery. The foundation level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable them to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective coaching of archery. Those who complete this Award will be able to assist more qualified archery coaches to deliver archery coaching sessions to adults and children.


*Please note there may be exceptions to the above. Further information about the EQF can be found on the EQF Portal.

In order to register, learners are required to be at least 15 years of age.

In order to receive certification, learners are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • provide proof of completion of Safeguarding & Protecting Children and Young People workshop
  • have completed the assessments and be deemed competent in all units.
Unit Title Reference No. GLH Credit
1 Understanding the Fundamentals of Coaching Sport D/601/3531 6 1
2 Understanding the Principles of Planning Coaching Activities in Sport H/601/3532 10 1
3 Understanding the Principles of Conducting Coaching Activities in Sport K/601/3533 10 1
4 Understanding the Principles of Evaluating Coaching Activities in Sport M/601/3534 7 1
5 Planning Coaching Activities in Archery K/602/5620 4 1
6 Conducting Coaching Activities in Archery T/602/5622 5 1
7 Evaluating Coaching Activities in Archery L/602/5626 3 1

Unlike many other awarding organisations, which just supply you with the basic qualification standards, we go that extra mile to support you by providing:

  • full and comprehensive Learner Packs, which include a full set of structured learning and assessment tasks to help you deliver and assess the qualification
  • tutor/assessor guidance notes, which include sample answers to support you when assessing your learners
  • online qualification administration, enabling you to process learners quickly and effectively, and making the records we hold on your learners accessible to you at the click of a mouse.

For recognised centres and coach educators, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • generic administrative guidance and tools for recognised centres
  • Qualification Specification outlining the requirements of delivering and assessing the qualification
  • 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Archery Delivery, Assessment and Quality Assurance Approach
  • internal assessment tools.

For learners, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Archery Learner Pack
  • internal assessment tools.

Fees are charged per learner and provide registration and certification for the qualification, as well as a 1st4sport Learner Pack, learning resources and certificate. Centre recognition, qualification approval and annual centre fees may also be applicable.

This qualification is only available through Archery GB, Please visit archerygb.org/coaches-judges-volunteers/coaches/level-1-coach for further details

This qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Further information about the benefits of the framework can be found by visiting the Ofqual website.

All learners being registered for RQF qualifications are required to have a Unique Learner Number (ULN) issued by the Learner Register. To be approved to offer this qualification, you will need to demonstrate that you can access and verify learners’ ULNs with the Learner Register. For more information about this process, please visit Learning Records Service website.

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