Level 1

Course Information

Duration: Two days: 9:00am-5:30pm (16hrs course time and 24hrs home study time)

Cost: £140.00 per candidate (Please note that a transfer fee of £45 and an admin fee of £15 applies if an applicant cancels their place on the course)

Minimum Age: 16

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Course Background

The Level 1 course (L1ACRL) is designed for over 16s who are looking for an introduction to working with Primary Rugby League teams (aged 6-11), or for parents of children in Primary Rugby League teams who want to get more involved.

We recommend that if you intend to begin coaching junior Rugby League, that you attend this course.

It is not necessary to have Rugby League experience to attend this course and is open to parents, current players or students in higher education.

This vocational qualification is seen as the first rung on the coaching ladder.

Key features of the L1ACRL course

  • The help young players to develop their Rugby League skills correctly and safely
  • To introduce good coaching practices
  • To provide an introduction to coaching in Rugby League
  • To develop you core skills in Rugby League

What you will learn

  • How to prepare and deliver effective Rugby League coaching sessions from session cards
  • How to review your performance as a coach and seek further development opportunities
  • How to implement safety and ethic procedures in Rugby League

Using your L1ACRL qualification

  • Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to seek employment/voluntary work as an assistant coach in Primary Rugby League and you will be able to support a licenced coach to deliver Primary Rugby League coaching sessions
  • This is a pre-requisite for the level two Primary Rugby League Coaching Award

What you will need to do to pass the course

  • Attend all of the course hours/days
  • Successfully complete the practical coaching sessions on the course which will involve planning, delivery and review of your coaching sessions
  • Complete the tasks in your learner pack