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Course description

This qualification is designed to prepare learners for deployment as independent coaches of multi-skills and physical activity and will introduce learners to the principles of coaching fundamental movement skills and sport specific skills via the planning, delivery and review of a series of linked and progressive coaching sessions. The qualification is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 multi-skills coaching qualification, alongside the Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport, which is a smaller coaching qualification.

Who is the course for?

The qualification is designed for those who wish to become involved in delivering multi-skills as an independent coach and wish to take responsibility for the ongoing development of participants at a variety of ages in this area. The course is for aspiring coaches, volunteers and parent helpers.

What’s the value of this course?

A level 2 multi-skills coach will be able to apply this knowledge to sport specific coaching sessions or plan, deliver and review sessions purely linked to the development of fundamental movement skills or sport-specific skills. This qualification is usually a key requirement to be able to coach multi-skills in a school environment

“I now understand the importance of linking to fundamentals of movement and fundamental movement skills”

“The tutors gave me really good feedback”

Learner eligibility

Learners must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Be appropriately identified
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Assessment (if applicable)

Learners are required to complete a series of tasks contained within the learner portfolio. They are also required to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of coaching sessions (minimum of six) away from the course, ahead of the final day of the course. The final day of the course involves assessment of coaching practice for a minimum of forty minutes.

Format / duration

The course has flexible delivery model. In order to meet qualification requirements, we usually run the level 2 certificate in multi-skills over a minimum of 2.5 days (face to face tutored sessions) as well as online sessions. There is a minimum of a 6 week gap ahead of the final day. There is also a requirement to complete online learning both prior to and during the course. Alternatively, we offer the course with no online learning requirement but the course duration is extended to accommodate this change. Please view the options at the bottom of the page to understand which options are available.

To access online tutored sessions, learners must have access to a laptop or tablet. A smartphone device is accepted but functionality can be limited. The device must have access to a microphone as the sessions will be interactive. Please also ensure you have good WIFI access. If you have any additional learning needs, please let us know when registering for the course so we can support you.

Progression opportunities

Holders of this qualification are able to progress onto a wide range of Level 2 sports specific qualifications. The skills and knowledge developed may be used to enable learners to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications such as activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport and sports development


Should you wish to pay by invoice, please enter the word INVOICE at the checkout. Please be aware we are only able to invoice organisations, not individuals.

The course can also be delivered to specific groups such as universities, coaching providers etc.

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The course can also be delivered to specific groups such as universities, colleges etc.

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