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Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Angling

This course was developed by the UK Angling Source Group & designed to provide those with experience of coaching to progress their coaching to to the next level.  The course is designed to help learners through the principles of safe, ethical & effective management of coaching angling sessions to adults & young people in an appropriate environment.

Qualification Pre-requisites

Before applying to go on this course learners must:-

a) be at least 17 years of age when starting the course & must be 18 years of age to be certified at Level 2

b) have experience of angling in at least one angling discipline (coarse, game or sea)

c) be in possession of a Level 1 Certificate (UKCC) or Level 1 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Statement from Angling Cymru's Approved Centre or should hold a nationally recognised coaching or teaching qualification.

d) produce certificates of attendance at an approved Safeguarding & Protecting Children course and an Emergency First Aid course that both have at least 6 months validity remaining.

Programme Outline

The course covers both practical and theoretical elements of coaching. There are 8 Units of assessment - 4 of which are generic knowledge-specific units & 4 are angling coaching specific. The 8 Units are:

1) Understanding the fundamentals of coaching sport

2) Understanding how to develop participants through coaching

3) Support participants lifestyle through coaching sport

4) Understanding the principles of safe & equitable coaching

5) Plan a series of angling coaching sessions

6) Prepare the angling coaching environment

7) Deliver a series of angling coaching sessions

8) Monitor & evaluate angling coaching sessions

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