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SQCO Level 1 Coaching Course – (Blended learning)
March 1 @ 7:30 pm - April 5 @ 9:00 pm£150
A Scottish Qualification in Coaching Orienteering fully accredited by the SQA, this course blends theory and practical providing the knowledge and skills to run single sessions within a framework set up by a more experienced coach.
Foundation level coaches interested in furthering their experience to gain a formal coaching qualification.
Re-designed to be delivered mainly online, this course comprises four tutor led, interactive sessions online (1 – 1.5 hrs each) and 1 full day in person practical which includes the assessment.
The first online session will be 1 March 2022. All pre-course work will need to be completed prior to this date.
The pre-course work will be sent out in early February giving the learner a good amount of time to complete the work.
Written tasks and observation of practical coaching session by qualified assessor.
£150 per person, £175 non-members. Subsidy may be available from sportscotland; check your eligibility and apply via their website.
The focus of the Level 1, Assistant Coach, is the single session usually progressing a skill within the session. Building on the basic skills covered in Coaching Foundation, the course includes the theory of what and how to coach, practical exercise planning and delivery including risk management and developing yourself as a coach.
- Attendance at Coaching Foundation course
- Aged 17 or over
- Evidence of competence at orienteering at TD4 or above
- Current member of British Orienteering – for insurance purposes
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or go directly to the Google form link below to register for the course. Applications close 6 Feb 22