1 Ashfield Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1LH 


Onside Education is delighted to offer the 1st4Sport Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League. This qualification is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to enable you to support other, more qualified coaches to coach rugby league to groups of adults and/or young people participating in either the modified or full game of Rugby League. 
The qualification is recognised as the industry standard level 1 qualification for coaching by the national governing bodies for Rugby League in the UK, including: the Rugby Football League (RFL), Wales Rugby League and Scotland Rugby League. The qualification is endorsed by the trade association for coaches, sports coach UK, as meeting its UKCC criteria. Interested? Read on. 


The qualification is designed to prepare aspiring coaches for employment as a Rugby League Assistant Coach in paid or voluntary roles. It is appropriate for people new to coaching wishing to develop coaching skills in Rugby League. 
Commitment to this intensive course is key, and therefore, you must be available for ALL tuition and assessment dates, so check your diaries now! 
Awarded by 1st4Sport Qualifications, our course will provide those with an on-going involvement in rugby with further development of their knowledge. The course will cover the basic of effective planning, delivery and evaluation of rugby coaching sessions. 


Our course is guided by an experienced and fully qualified Tutor/Assessor. The course format is based over 3 full days combing theory with practical assessment. 
Theory – Planning & Preparation 
The theory part of your course coaching sessions is a crucial element of your role as a coach. To support your theoretical understanding, Onside Sports Education will provide you with your own Personal Candidate Coaching Pack containing everything you need for the duration of the course and beyond. Your pack contents will include: 
1st4Sport Level 1 Coaching Handbook 
All course session and activity plan templates 
Internal and independent assessment tools 
Other 1st4Sport linked learning resources (CD-Rom/DVDs etc). 
Practical – Coaching Delivery 
You will play an active role in the coaching sessions delivered by your Assessor, and will also have the opportunity to coach your colleagues at points during the course, which will allow for your Assessor to feed back to individuals as well as the group as a whole. 
Your Final Assessment 
Please note: Your final assessment can only take place if you attend all practical course dates in full, have your coaching pack completely up to date and have all other final assessment pre-requisites to demonstrate. 
What you will receive 
• Bespoke 1-2-1 tutorials 
• Unique reading aids, and learning material 
Upon passing the course, you will receive a qualification (accredited by 1st4Sports): Level 1 Award in Coaching Rugby League 


• £150 per person. * 
*Bare in mind that you will only receive your qualification once the whole course fee has been paid. 


• You must be at least 16 years old or over 
• It is recommended that you have knowledge of the game of rugby league, or coaching in another sport at his level prior to accessing a programme of learning and you need to be 16 years of age or above to attend. 
This course is open to anyone who meets the above criteria who wishes to further develop their coaching skills through a recognised coaching qualification. Typically, if you are a coach or are an experienced player who is interested in branching out from simply competing to put something back into the sport, then this course will be ideal for you. 


• Coaching Local Rugby Clubs 
• Coaching at Schools 
• Coaching at Charity Events 


Our course application form is attached below. Please complete it as fully as you can (to speed up your application) and email it to info@onsideedu.co.uk
Please also use this form if you have any questions, or pick up the phone and call our team on 01257 278 131