Category Rugby

Award In Leadership Through Rugby Union

The 1st4sport Level-2 Award in Leadership Through The Rugby Union was developed in partnership with the RFU or Rugby Football Union and is an exhilarating qualification that enables young people to engage with Tag Rubgy and grass-roots rugby union and to develop their leadership skills.

Once a learner completes this qualification, he or she will have developed a range of skills in teamwork, independent enquiry, creative thinking, effective participation and self-management.

Through this program, learners are introduced into several leadership roles, and which include;

  • Effectively Refereeing Tag Rug games
  • Leading a Tag Rugby activity session
  • Managing local small-sided Tag Rugby teams
  • Contributing in the organisation and delivery of a local young people Tag Rugby event/festival

Holders of the 1st4sport Level 2 Award are provided guidance on further opportunities as sports leaders, including how to contribute their newly-earned skills to grass-roots sports as coaches, referees, administrators, sport development volunteers and team managers.

Who Does This Qualification Aim At?

This qualification is aimed at any young person between 14 and 19 years of age and is interested in developing his or her leadership skills and would like to have a career in the sport or to get introduced to volunteering.

This qualification is ideal for young people interested in becoming:

  • A Sport Administrator
  • A Referee
  • A Coach
  • A Sport Development Volunteer
  • A Junior Team Manager

Why Implement This Qualification?

It Is Developed In Conjunction With Experts Of The Game

This qualification was developed in partnership with the Rugby Football Union; as such, you can trust in the fact that this is one qualification that represents the best in RFU leadership as it is developed in line with a couple of rugby developmental initiatives that operate at county and local levels.

It Is More Than Just Getting A Diploma

This leadership award is available to all young person aged between 14 and 19 years of age irrespective of whether they are part of a Diploma consortium or not. Its main focus is on developing the learnersĂ­ leadership skills and personal development through rugby, making it a rather exciting qualification for young people interested in developing their skills and contributing in the sport.

Progression Routes

This qualification is a great introduction for those interested in progressing within the employed or voluntary world of sport and sport development. It offers learners a great platform where they can break into the world of coaching, sports development and administration, and refereeing.

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