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1st4sport Level 3 Award in Coaching Basketball


Nottingham Wildcats Arena
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 (09:00 - 17:00)
Basketball, Events
Gain your Coaching Level 3 accredited qualification in Basketball coaching.


This course applies to performance coaches and leads to an accredited qualification. It is aimed at those wishing to coach performance players in colleges, universities, regional squads and national league clubs and is applicable those who have a number of years experience of competitive sports and wish to graduate to higher levels of coaching and performance

To complete the Coaching Level 3 you must be coaching a team at International, regional, national league or BUCS competitions. You will be required to pass a theory and practical assessments which will be while you are coaching your team in both practice and match situations. In addition you will have to plan for a season and profile at least two of your players developing a plan for their improvement. You will be required to complete a portfolio of work with the help of the tutors and online learning portal. The course will be classroom, practical on-court, online learning and home study


The programme does require a level of experience and this is deemed as the following:

Coaches should:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • hold a Level 2 or equivalent basketball Coaching Qualification
  • have experience of coaching the same group of players at U16 national league level or above for at least two full sessions within the past 3 years
  • be coaching and training the same team in regional/Club environment with regular training sessions and have competitive matched scheduled on a regular basis
  • have experience of coaching a variety of players at more than one element of the player pathway and at a variety of age groups.
  • be IT literate and be able to access the internet (support can be provided here if necessary
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • It is highly recommended that coaches have attended a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Basketball or equivalent.

Other Course Dates:

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Thursday 21st February 2019

Friday 22nd February 2019

Times: 9am-5pm each day


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  • Sport England
  • Blaby LSA
    O&W LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Equality Standard
    County Sport Network
    Active Leicester
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA