1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting


Who is it designed for?

The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting is suitable for those who are new to instructing but who have some knowledge of weight lifting and would like to learn how to apply that in an instructing environment, or experienced instructors looking to develop their knowledge on instructing weight lifting.

What are the requirements to go on the course?

Learners are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • have a minimum of one year experience in participation in weight lifting activities
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

How is the qualification delivered?

The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited tutor. It is delivered over 2 days as the normal delivery method, with the delivery mainly in the gym. The exercises covered on this course are: 

  • Front squat
  • Back squat
  • Deadlift
  • Romanian Deadlift
  • Lunge
  • Shoulder Press
  • Bench Press
  • Clean and jerk
  • Snatch
  • Bent over row


Achievement of the qualification is normally through attendance on an intensive two-day course of training and completion of the 1st4sport Learner Pack inclusive of all assessed tasks.

Please 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 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 12 month period from registration (subject to £75 assessment fee each time)