Level 1 WeightLifting Coaching

Become a Weightlifting Coach With Fitness HQ

The qualification is aimed at individuals who are seeking an introduction to the processes and principles of coaching Weightlifting to adults and children. The Award offers an opportunity for those with little or no experience of coaching to be introduced to the principles of planning, delivering and evaluating coaching activities in Weightlifting. All candidates will develop an understanding of how to effectively assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

To qualify for the 1st 4 Sport- British Weightlifting Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting (QCF), learners must successfully achieve seven Credits from the following seven mandatory units.

  • Fundamental of coaching sport
  • Principles of planning coaching activities in sport
  • Principles of conducting coaching activities in sport
  • Principles of evaluating coaching activities in sport
  • Planning coaching activities in Weightlifting
  • Conducting coaching activities in Weightlifting
  • Evaluating coaching activities in Weightlifting

Skills relating to the qualification:

  • The basic moves of the Snatch and Clean & Jerk
  • Small group sessions on the basic moves of weight lifting

The course is assessed by:

  • work product / worksheets
  • planning safe and effective sessions
  • practical observation


  • All candidates must be over 18 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting

Course dates and venues


Venue Course Dates Courses Assessments Price
Cardiff TBC TBC £350
Cardiff TBC TBC £350
Liverpool TBC TBC £350
Liverpool TBC TBC £350
Manchester TBC TBC £350
Manchester TBC TBC £350


This entry level qualification into coaching weight training and olympic lifting is one of our favourite courses to deliver. Upon completing this qualification you will be able to support coaches throughout the UK instructing weight lifting both at amateur and professional level.

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