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Course

Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls

Location
Malvern Hills Indoor Bowls Club
Albert Road
North Malvern
Worcestershire
WR14 3AA
Contact Name
Kara
Contact Email
kara@playbowls.org
Contact Telephone
01664 777001
When
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 (09:00 - 17:00)
Tags
Award, Bowls, Coachbowls, Coaching, Indoorbowls, Level1, Qualification
Dates and Times: Day 1: Sunday 17th June 2018 - 9am-5pm Day 2: Sunday 29th July 2018 - 9am-5pm Attendance on all days are required to achieve the qualification. Course Information This qualification will enable you to work with beginner Bowlers as assistant to a higher qualified coach and / or if you are over 18 years of age, you can independently deliver the 4 ‘Play Bowls for Fun’ Sessions as provided by the Bowls Development Alliance.

Dates and Times:
Day 1: Sunday 17th June 2018 - 9am-5pm
Day 2: Sunday 29th July 2018 - 9am-5pm

Attendance on all days are required to achieve the qualification.

Please note you are also required to complete tasks both practical and written away from the course.

*BDA membership is included within the course fee and you will complete the necessary documents to become a member on course. However you do need to take passport size photo with you on Day 1 of the course for your membership card.

The course takes 2 days to complete including completion of a portfolio and an assessment. You will be required to complete tasks away from the course.

Course Information

This qualification will enable you to work with beginner Bowlers as assistant to a higher qualified coach and / or if you are over 18 years of age, you can independently deliver the 4 'Play Bowls for Fun' Sessions as provided by the Bowls Development Alliance.

All pre-course information will be sent to you via email about a week before the course starts.

Course Content

The topics covered on the course are:

  • Introduction to the Roles and Responsibilities of the Level 1 Bowls Coaching Assistant and the role of a Participation Programme Facilitator
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable adults
  • Health, Safety, Accidents and emergencies
  • Effective Communication. Coaching and Learning
  • Planning and Evaluation Bowls Coaching sessions
  • Coaching a Beginner
  • Warm ups
  • Working with the Jack
  • Working with the bowl
  • Introducing Basic shots
  • Cool downs

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English ( this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • Must be at least 15 years of age, 16 on certification

Cancellations

  • Please be aware that we need to achieve a minimum requirement of learners to be able to confirm the course is going ahead.
  • We aim to communicate a cancellation with learners 7-14 days in advance of the course date.

Terms and Conditions

  • If you cancel within 7 days or fail to attend the course without good reason (at the sole discretion of Bowls Development Alliance) the full fee will apply.
  • If you cancel within 14 days of the qualification then 50% of cost will be returned to you.
  • Once payment and the application form is returned, confirmation of course details will be sent 7 days prior to the course.
  • If Bowls Development Alliance cancels the course, you will automatically receive a full refund.
  • We advise that accommodation / train tickets should not be booked until a course confirmation letter is received or a Bowls Development Alliance member of staff confirms that the course is definitely going ahead. Any expenses incurred will not be reimbursed by BDA.
  • In the event of a tutor not being able to tutor a course at short notice due to an emergency, we will contact you to inform you and re-organise the course.
  • Should you wish to transfer onto an alternative course within 7 days of the course start date, a £20 administration fee will apply
  • The information provided by the applicant will be stored on the Bowls Development Alliance database and held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Booking

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