UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting

UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting


Who is it designed for?

The UKCC endorsed Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting is for coaches who have some experience of delivering independent coaching sessions to groups of people. The certificate enables coaches to independently create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive Weight Lifting coaching sessions to groups of beginner and intermediate level weight lifters. Parts of the course are made up of practical activities allowing coaches the opportunity to experience delivering and participating within coaching sessions.

What does the Level 2 Certificate qualify me to do?

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce:

  • create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive weight lifting sessions

  • supervise other coaches to deliver weight lifting sessions

What are the requirements to go on the course?

Candidates are required to:

  • Have completed a 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting or 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting

  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course

  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting

  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

How is the qualification delivered?

The UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. Due to the nature of this qualification and the related learning and assessment methods the most effective way to provide a course is via a holistic training and assessment package.

If you would like more information about this course, including the day-by-day schedule, click here to download the information pack.


The course is delivered and assessed across 3 days, with assessments carried out on all 3 days.

Please use the ‘Date/Location’ drop-down below to select the dates and location of the course you would like to attend. Please take note that the assessment day is typically at later date than the initial two days of the course.

Further information will be sent to attendees prior to the event. This will include 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 candidates will receive high quality resources to support the qualification including a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.


Candidates can be reassessed twice within a 24-month period from registration (subject to an assessment fee each time)

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

For all enquiries please contact or 0113 2249402.

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).