This course is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching boccia.  The Award is regulated by 1st4sport. 

The foundation level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable you to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of boccia.

This course is a prerequisite to the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching boccia.

Dates and Times

Saturday 16th November 2019 9am- 5pm

Sunday 17th November 2019 8am-4pm

What does the course cover?

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  • Understanding the fundamentals of coaching sport.
  • Understanding the principles of planning coaching activities in sport.
  • Understanding the principles of conducting coaching activities in sport.
  • Understanding the principles of evaluating coaching activities in sport.
  • Planning Boccia Coaching Activities.
  • Conducting Boccia Coaching Activities.
  • Evaluating Boccia Coaching Activities.

How long does the course last?

The level 1 course is a two-day course. 


This course costs £250 per delegate.


Delegates must be over 16 years of age.

Delegates must complete a Sportscoach UK "Safeguarding and Protecting Children" workshop (3 hours) at own cost.

Completion of a Boccia Leaders' Award, prior knowledge of boccia or experience of sports coaching is generally required.


To book a place please complete the form which can be found here.

Cancellation Policy

5 weeks prior to event: 100% refund

4 weeks prior to event: 75% refund

Less than 4 weeks prior to event: No refund