UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting

UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting


About Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting

  • Learn the key positions for coaching both the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk

  • Learn the processes and principles of coaching Weight Lifting to adults and children.

  • Learn the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weight Lifting.

  • Learn how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision.

Who is it designed for?

The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting is an entry level course suitable for those who are new to coaching, but have some knowledge of the sport and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment.

Candidates are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course

  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting;

Course Structure & Delivery

The UKCC endorsed Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. Achievement of the qualification is normally through attendance on a course of training and completion of the e-learning modules.


This course is delivered over 2 days face to face delivery, plus completion of the e-learning modules. Learners will also be required to complete their learner portfolio to show competency in the other areas.

Use the ‘Date/Location’ drop-down below to select the dates and location of the course you would like to attend.

Further information will be sent to attendees prior to the event. This will include e-learning registration, venue information, timings and a course breakdown.

Members of British Weight Lifting get £50 off this course. Click here to find out how to claim your discount.

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Additional Information


All learners will receive access to the e-learning platform inclusive of theory tasks and videos for learning. Learners will be required to complete e-learning both prior to and during the course. 


Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 12 month period from registration (subject to £75 assessment fee each time)

Please note any requests for specific support or reasonable adjustments should be sent to prior to signing up for the course, where they will be considered on an individual basis.

Refunds Policy

For a course cancellation:

  • 50% of the course will be refunded if BWL is notified more than 31 days before the course (minus a 10% admin fee)

  • If BWL is notified less than 31 days before the course the cost will not be refunded

  • For any cancellation BWL can transfer the candidate to a course at a later date if notified 31 days or more prior to the course (incurring an admin fee of £50 per transfer).