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Course

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls (Sport Structures)

Location
Ilminster Bowling Club
Shudrick Lane
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 0BN
Contact Name
Coach Education
Contact Email
education@sportstructures.com
Contact Telephone
0121 455 8270
When
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 (09:00 - 17:00)
Organised By
Sport Structures
Qualification

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Bowls

Tags
Bowls, Bowls Level 1 coaching, Course, Level 1, coaching
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: 2nd December 2017 - 9am-5pm

Day 2: 3rd February 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

Bursary Information

Bowls England Coaching Bursary Available:

For information regarding Bowls England funding please visit https://www.bowlsengland.com/for-bowlers/coaching-bursary

English Indoor Bowls Association Bursary available:

For information regarding EIBA funding please visit: http://www.eiba.co.uk/Guidence/coaching-bursary.pdf

EIBA Application form can be downloaded at the following link:http://www.eiba.co.uk/downloads/downloads.php

If you are applying for a bursary, you will need to pay the full fee to Sport Structures and your bursar will reimburse you directly on successful completion of the qualification.

Booking

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU