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Level 1
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
7 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit must be assessed in accordance with the following document, which can be downloaded from SkillsActive’s website:
QCF Evidence Requirements and Assessment Guidance for the Level 1 Award in the Principles of Coaching Sport www.skillsactive.com/common-unit-qualifications

Unit Learning Outcomes


Understand how to evaluate coaching activities

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Outline why evaluating activity sessions is important
  • 1.2
    Describe why it is important to compare what happened during a session with what was planned
  • 1.3
    Outline the importance of making positive use of the feedback from others, including participants and the person responsible for sessions
  • 1.4
    Outline why it is important to record the results of the evaluation
  • 1.5
    Outline how to complete evaluation forms
  • 1.6
    State how to make use of past evaluations when planning and conducting future activities


Understand how to develop own coaching practice

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Outline why it is important to always try to improve own coaching
  • 2.2
    Identify how to ask colleagues for feedback on own work
  • 2.3
    Outline why feedback from colleagues is important
  • 2.4
    Identify how to use feedback from colleagues to improve own coaching
  • 2.5
    Outline why it is important to take part in training and education
  • 2.6
    Outline the sources of training and education available to improve coaching practice