Course overview

Looking to progress your career in sports coaching? Unlock your potential as a sports coach and learn the skills and competencies necessary to effectively plan, deliver, and review progressive coaching sessions in sport and physical activity.

Developed and delivered in conjunction with the industry specialist qualification organisation 1st4Sport, the UCFB Level 2 Award in Sport Coaching focuses on the abilities required to be able to plan, deliver and review a series of linked and progressive sport and physical activity coaching sessions, either working independently (if over the age of 18) or as part of a coaching team. This qualification is an ideal next step from the Level 1 Qualification and who are interested in pursuing a career in coaching or wish to enhance their existing coaching skills.

Our course is designed for anyone looking to take their coaching abilities to the next level. Whether you're new to coaching or seeking to improve your existing skills, our comprehensive program covers everything you need to know to succeed. With a focus on practical application and real-world scenarios, our course is perfect for those who want to become involved in coaching and have a significant impact on their athletes.


Topics covered in the course include a range of essential coaching skills, from roles and responsibilities of the coach, to essentials on coaching styles. You'll also learn about the importance of inclusive coaching practice considerations, as well as how to effectively plan and deliver coaching sessions.

  • Rules and regulations
  • Duty of Care
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Coach
  • Inclusive Coaching Practice
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Coaching Styles and Participant Development
  • Safe Coaching Practice

Our open courses are delivered through four face to face delivery days and two assessment dates. Click the module list below to learn more.

Module Phases
Phase 1
  • Complete associated tasks within their qualification portfolio. This will involve planning 4 linked and progressive sessions in your own environment. We portfolio completion will take a maximum of 12 hours.
  • Once these elements are completed, you will submit your portfolio to us. This will be assessed by an assessor, and we will provide you with feedback.
Phase 2
  • Deliver 1 x 20-minute physical activity /sport session in their own environment or UCFB. This should be videoed and sent to us for assessment. Feedback will be provided by an assessor.
Phase 3
  • Deliver 1 x 20-minute physical activity /sport session in their own environment or UCFB. This should be videoed and sent to us for assessment. Again, this will be assessed, and feedback will be provided.

Course Dates

Dates: 3rd / 4th / 5th / 6th July 2023

Assessment Date: 17th / 18th July 2023

Venue: Hendon FC, Silver Jubilee Park, Townsend Lane, NW9 7NE

Time: 9:30am – 4pm each day

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Course Outcomes

Discover the value of our coaching course and take your first steps towards a rewarding career in coaching. As a graduate of our coaching course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to pursue paid or voluntary assistant coaching roles.

Our qualification is recognised as the industry standard level 2 qualification for coaches by UK Coaching, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

By completing this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress to a range of further coaching qualifications and degrees. These include our wide range of coaching specific undergraduate degrees.

Learners can use the skills and knowledge gained from this qualification to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, or sports development. This opens up a range of career opportunities within the sports industry, allowing individuals to specialize in a particular area or broaden their skillset to work across different sports and activities.

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Learner Eligibility

Prior to registration learners are required to:

  • Be appropriately identified
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking reading and writing)



Registration is valid for a 1-year period. Re-assessment fees would be applicable if learners were deemed not yet competent in either phase 2 or 3.

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