Duration: 13 modules delivered over a period of 10 months (6 modules delivered on a residential course)
Minimum Age: 18
This course is the advanced level qualification for coaches operating in a high performance-level environment, within the overall Rugby League pyramid.
It is suitable for coaches that can demonstrate at least 2 years coaching experience in Rugby League, coach several times each week and have regular one-to-one contact with their player performers.
The course is suited to professional coaches, aspiring professional coaches or coaches working on the Rugby Football League's performance pathway.
The course is designed to enhance acquired coaching knowledge and experience.
The focus is on critically analysing Rugby League's positional specific demands within the high performance environment.
The principles of building and absorbing pressure in Rugby League are also covered.
In order to complete the qualification you must:
All candidates who wish to enrol on the Rugby Football League Level 3 Coaching qualification must apply using the RFL application pack, which can be found in the document below.
Acceptance on the programme is subject to having held a UKCC Level 2 qualification for a minimum of two years as well two years of demonstrable coaching practice.
Candidates must also complete the standard application pack which allows them to demonstrate their current skills and experience in coaching Rugby League.
It is essential that candidates at this level of coaching can demonstrate all their coaching and professional experience enabling RFL assessors to direct the candidate onto the most suitable programme.
On successful completion of the identified programme, you will be offered a place, subject to agreement, on the most suitable Level 3 programme.
This mutual agreement is considered to be working towards the Level 3 qualification.
The working towards statement covers a maximum period of two years on a Level 3 programme offered by the RFL.
This requires the candidate to complete all the necessary units/modules within the agreed time frame to achieve the Level 3 qualification.
Coaches wishing to/or working in the professional game are required to engage a sponsor/mentor who will verify their commitment to achieving the coaching programme within the agreed time frames.
For more information on coaching, contact
Alex Bentham, RFL Coach Education Business Administrator:
0113 8239198 | Alex.Bentham@rfl.co.uk