1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball (QCF)

The qualification is designed to provide learners aged 16 and over with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching basketball.
 The level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable them to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective coaching of basketball. Those who complete this Award will be able to assist more qualified basketball coaches to deliver basketball coaching sessions to adults and children.

Attendance / Blended Learning

  • 2 Contact Learning Days

  • 3 Linked sessions with club/team

  • 1 Assessment

Course Cost


16th & 17th November 2019 – Manchester

1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball

Units Covered

1. Understanding the Fundamentals of Coaching Sport

2. Understanding the Principles of Planning Coaching Activities in Sport

3. Understanding the Principles of Conducting Coaching Activities in Sport

4. Understanding the Principles of Evaluating Coaching Activities in Sport -

5. Planning Coaching Activities in Basketball

6. Conducting Coaching Activities in Basketball

7. Evaluating Coaching Activities in Basketball

Who should attend?

  • Basketball Players new to coaching
  • Beginner Basketball Coaches
  • Parents wanting to teach children the fundamentals of Basketball
  • Coaches supporting the delivering of Basketball in schools  
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Volunteer, Activity Leader

Technical Aspects Covered

  • Dribbling
  • Passing
  • Footwork
  • Shooting
  • Lay Up Shot
  • Basic Individual Defence
  • Basic Team Play – Offence & Defence
  • Rules