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We work in partnership with England Korfball to support the coordination of the Level 1 Award in Coaching Korfball.

Course description

The objective of the England Korfball Level 1 Coaching Award is to equip learners with the basic individual skills, techniques and rules of the game to support a more qualified coach.  It will help learners to develop their confidence in coaching Korfball ensuring that the sessions they deliver are enjoyable and safe.

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for:

  • Individuals who are informally helping independent Korfball coaches in their club
  • Korfball players that wish to become involved in coaching
  • Students
  • Volunteers operating in a range of environments
  • Parent helpers
  • Physical activity leaders

What’s the value of this course?

This course could lead to paid or voluntary roles in coaching Korfball in a variety of settings.

Learner eligibility

Learners must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be appropriately identified
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)


Learners will be assessed continually through the course.

Format / duration

The course duration is 6 hours and is delivered in a face to face format.

Progression opportunities

Learners may wish to progress to the 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Korfball qualification.

What facilities do I need to deliver a course?

A sports hall is needed with a minimum of 2 Korfball posts. If you do not have access to Korfball posts, we will attempt to source these from a local Korfball association / club. There may be an additional charge for hire and transportation of these.

How many learners do I need to run a course?

The minimum number of learners to deliver a course is 10. With one tutor, learner numbers should not exceed 20.

What are the fees for hosting a course?

The cost for hosting a course is £60 per person. Fees include tutor fees, mileage*, administration and course resources.

*Up to a 200 mile round trip. Course organisers will be asked to pay additional mileage if travel exceeds a 200 mile round trip at 30 pence per mile.

What resources are provided by England Korfball?

Learners will receive a hardcopy level 1 coaching resource manual.

How can I organise a course?

If you would like to organise a course, please click on the below tab and complete the course organiser request form. It is recommended that at least 10 working days notice is provided prior to any requested course start date.