SQCO Level 2 – Coaching Course – Autumn 2023 (Blended learning)
A Scottish Qualification in Coaching Orienteering fully accredited by the SQA (SCQF L7), the Level 2 course builds on the Level 1 qualification developing the knowledge and skills to run a coaching programme and supervise other coaches.
Competent orienteers with some coaching experience.
The Level 2 comprises some 80 hours study. This includes approx. 10 hours home study alongside 6 online tutor led sessions; 1.5 days of face-to-face tuition and formative assessment; further home study, written tasks & reflective practice supported by a mentor, finishing with a final half-day observed and assessed session. Learners have up to 2 years from the start of tuition to complete the qualification.
Written tasks and observation of practical coaching session by qualified assessor.
£550 per person. (£600 non-members) Subsidies available.
Roles of a L2 coach and coaching philosophy
Safety, risk and welfare
Engagement and motivation
Technical skills and performance
The Level 2 coach may work alone or co-ordinate a coaching team, within a club or group of clubs. A Level 2 coach can focus on a series of coaching sessions. They understand about progressing skills from one session to the next, using different areas and refinements to make each session useful to a range of participants.
A Level 2 coach might mentor someone working towards a L1 qualification.
Level 2 coaches are qualified to coach on type C areas and can undertake a short workshop on “Coaching Safely in Remote Areas” to allow them to coach in areas which would otherwise require a Level 3 qualification.
- UKCC/SQCO Level 1 orienteering coach qualification or equivalent, or completion of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for approved candidates.
- Current member of British Orienteering
- Recent evidence of competence at TD5 usually in the form of competition result.
- PVG, CPWS & First Aid certificate commensurate with areas to be coached in are also required for licensing.
Qualification should normally be completed within 2 years
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It is proposed to run the next course starting October ( post mid term break)2023. To register your interest for this please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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