The 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Boccia (QCF) is the first qualification on the boccia coaching ladder.  The qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching boccia.  The foundation level of knowledge recognised in this qualification will enable learners to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of boccia.  

Those who complete this qualification will be able to assist other, more qualified coaches in delivering boccia coaching sessions.

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


  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of fundamental coaching principles.

  • Develop an understanding of the basic rules, techniques, and tactics of boccia.

  • Provide safe, progressive and fun skill practices for players at the appropriate level of ability.

  • Appreciate issues in respect of inclusive practice.


Suitable for delegates over the age of 16 years old.

Completion of a Boccia Leader's Award and/or prior knowledge of boccia/ experience of sports coaching, in general, is required.


This course is a two-day program generally 9 am-5 pm.


8-12 persons

Fees and booking

£250 per delegate.
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Courses are generally hosted by Boccia England only.  If you would like to find out more and receive a tailored quote on hosting your own coaching award please contact us.