Level 4

Course Information

This programme is designed to provide a high quality educational experience for existing UKCC level 3 coaches within the sports sector.

Emphasis is placed on developing your critical reflective and analytical skills from a theoretical and applied perspective.

Aims of the course

  • Develop the students' abilities to critically interrogate theories that inform sports coaching principles and practices
  • Provide a theoretically-derived platform for effective coaching and delivery in relation to the UK Coaching Framework
  • Provide the knowledge and understanding to generate, direct and manage the implementation of cutting edge coaching programmes and solutions

What you will learn

  • The programme’s modules have been carefully devised using industry partners to develop cognitive skills in a number of areas relevant to sports coaching
  • These modules are designed to increase the awareness of and improve the application of skills to population-specific environments
  • The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of the UK Coaching Framework and aligns closely with the skills and knowledge required for a UKCC level 4
  • The curriculum will cover subject areas that apply to the four generic pathways identified by the UK Coaching Certificate - Children participation coach - Adult participation coach - Talent participation coach - Elite performance coach

On completion of the course

Students who successfully complete the programme will have developed and mastered an array of cognitive and transferable skills alongside a complex blend of knowledge and theories.

The development of such knowledge and skills will enhance students’ abilities to manage and engage in informed decision-making within sports coaching.

For more information, contact Dave Rotheram on dave.rotheram@rfl.uk.com.