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UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting

Metta Box
MettaBox, Unit 25G, North Bank, Berry Hill Industrial Estate,
Contact Name
Mike Jones
Contact Email
Contact Telephone
07999 700266
Sat, 14 Oct 2017
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Metta Box

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting

Weightlifting; Metta Box; Mettabox; CrossfitDroitwich; Crossfit; Weightlifting Coaching; Coaching; British Weightlifting
We're proud to be working with British Weightlifting and excited to be hosting the Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weightlifting is delivered by an accredited British Weightlifting Tutor over 2 days on the 7th & 8th October followed by an assessment day on the 14th October The level 1 course is a great way to introduce yourself to, or further your knowledge in the sport of weightlifting and how to coach. The course is open to beginners upwards and if passed rewards participants with an accredited coaching qualification.

Who is it designed for?

The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the sport and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. Coaches should be committed to their own development and should be looking to gain experience whilst working with a more experienced coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher.

To provide learners with an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching Weight Lifting to adults and children. The Award offers an opportunity for those with little or no experience of coaching to be introduced to the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weight Lifting. They will be helped to understand how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision

What does the Level 1 Award qualify me to do?

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce, under supervision:

  • the basic moves of the snatch and clean and jerk
  • small group sessions on the basic moves of weight lifting

What are the requirements to go on the course?

Candidates are required to:

  • be at least 17 years of age on the first day of the course
  • have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting;

How is the qualification delivered?

The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. Achievement of the qualification is normally through attendance on a course of training and assessment. Due to the nature of this qualification and the related learning and assessment methods the most effective way to provide a course is via a holistic training and assessment package in the context of coaching Weight Lifting.

Course Structure:

The course is delivered over 2 days guided learning hours, and a separate assessment day where a practical assessment will be completed. Learners will also be required to complete their learner portfolio to show competency in the other areas.


All candidates will receive high quality resources to support the qualification including a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.


Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 12 month period from registration (subject to £75 assessment fee each time)

Please note any requests for specific support or reasonable adjustments should be sent to courses@britishweightlifting.org prior to signing up for the course, where they will be considered on an individual basis.


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