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Course description

This qualification pathway recognises Korfball coaches with specific technical experience who wish to become qualified or upgrade their current coaching status to align to the England Korfball Common Minimum Standards.

The qualification will support coaches to plan, deliver and review a series of linked and progressive korfball coaching sessions, either working independently or as part of a coaching team.


Learners must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Be able to deliver Korfball coaching sessions over the next six months.
  • Have a valid Safeguarding and Protecting Children certificate prior to certification (as per the England Korfball Common Minimum Standards).
  • Have completed a BKA L2 Coaching Certificate (evidence of certification is required), OR
  • Have coached for a team for a minimum of two seasons at regional or national level within the last 3 years. Contact details of an appropriate reference should be shared at registration (with consent) to enable us to check eligibility.

Any special requirements must be made clear at registration.

If you would like to complete a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Korfball but do not have the necessary experience required for the bridging course, you will need to complete the full Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Korfball course.

Format / duration

This qualification will run twice per year.

The course is delivered through a blended learning approach through e-learning; self-study tasks; and face-to-face technical module. There will also be virtual check session to support planning coaching sessions. There is no requirement for coaches accessing the bridging course to attend the face to face technical module.

The table below shows an example overview of a typical course programme. Learners may wish to submit for assessment early/ This can be explored once the course starts.

September October November December January February March April May
Technical module 30th Sept & 1st October E-learning module completion

Assessment tasks
E-learning module completion

Assessment tasks
Virtual session attendance to support session planning E-learning module completion

Assessment tasks
Submission of coaching sessions for assessment


Learners will be required to complete a minimum of seven e-learning modules which include:

  • Understanding your role as a coach
  • The coaching process (plan, do, review)
  • Creating safe and inclusive coaching environments
  • Understanding and developing the individuals you coach
  • Approaches to coaching

It is recommended that learners set aside at least 1.5 hours to complete each module and will be able to access the e-Learning on demand.  For some of the e-Learning modules, there will be associated assessment tasks which will require additional learner time.


Learners will be required to:

  • Complete all e-learning modules
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate a coaching programme in their own club environment (a minimum of six sessions)
  • Video and submit one of the six coaching sessions for assessment by an England Korfball assessor and a professional discussion will be conducted virtually once the video of the coaching session has been observed

Progression opportunities

Learners may be interested in attending the International Korfball Federation level 3 coaching course. In addition, learners may wish to progress onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles for Coaching Sport to develop in the learner the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to deliver an annual coaching programme to either adults or young people.


The cost of the qualification is £225 per person.


Payment required in full upon booking of course and can be made at the bottom of the page.

Please read our booking terms and conditions before making payment.

Register interest

Courses will be organised if demand exists so we would strongly recommend that you register your interest below.

Your payment details are not required. You will be asked to complete your 'booking' details but this will simply be to register your interest and not book onto a course.

Course dates

Our 2024 dates are currently being finalised. Please register your interest below to receive updates on future course announcements. 

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This course can also be delivered to specific groups such as coaching providers, universities etc. Please visit our course organiser page for further information.