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Level 1 - Foundational Learning

TOTAL LEARNING HOURS

20 TLH

Immediate

MODE OF LEARNING

Online | On Demand

COST

100% FREE

IQF Level 1 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning 

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About the Level 1

Welcome to the IUSCA IQF Level 1 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning. 

This is a Free On-Demand course, designed for students aged 16-19, athletes, coaches, and assistant coaches interested in gaining foundational knowledge in strength and conditioning. It covers basic principles of sports science, performance enhancement, injury prevention, and the role of strength and conditioning in overall athletic development. This free course aims to provide learners with the essential skills and understanding required to pursue further education in sports performance, sport science, and strength and conditioning fields.


This course is rated at Level 1 on the International Qualification Framework, which uses a rating system from 1 to 8, where Level 1 is foundational learning, and Level 8 is Doctorate level education. 


We hope that you enjoy this course and use it as a launchpad into a career in strength and conditioning. 

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CAREER PATHWAYS

  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How an I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a rating system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and coutries. The IQF table showing some of the equivalent levels of education be found here.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.
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This is one of the best courses I’ve ever taken. There was so much knowledge to pick up and I now want to pursue a career in S&C.

Louise Thompson, Student Coach

International
Recognition

All of our courses are accredited by the IUSCA Awarding Committee. As an Accredited International Awarding Body, our qualifications carry global recognition. 

The IUSCA uses standardised course levels, rated on the International Qualification Framework (IQF), to ensure that stakeholders understand the requirements and competencies of suitably qualified individuals. 

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Andrew Langford, Performance Consultant

It's great to have an international standard for courses and qualifications. This makes it easy for coaches to understand the level they are at, and where they want to be. 

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Aden Flannagan, Lead S&C Coach, Leicester City

 When recruiting, we look for candidates that have the right qualifications and show a keen interest in professional development. The IUSCA seal guarantees the standards we require. 

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Learning online, from world leading experts makes the process of becoming an S&C coach so accessible. I can't wait to work my way up to Accredited Practitioner and work in elite sport.

Liam, Student from Leeds,
UK

  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How an I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a rating system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and coutries. The IQF table showing some of the equivalent levels of education be found here.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.
  • Why are IUSCA courses and qualifications right for me?
    Our IUSCA courses and qualifications offer something for everyone. No matter what your role or level of experience within sport science/S&C, you will find an appropriate course or qualification. This includes entry level certifications, such as the Level 2 in Strength and Conditioning, which is the required minimum standard to work in most industry settings, right through to full Accreditation and Master Accreditation, which is appropriate for those with extensive experience within the profession. There is also a range of professional development courses (CPD) covering key topics within S&C, which will help you remain at the top of your profession.
  • What do the IQF Levels relate to? How an I know the equivalent in my country?
    The IQF, or International Qualification Framework is a rating system to standardise courses, qualifications and levels of education throughout the S&C profession. This enables equivalences to be determined between awarding bodies and coutries. The IQF table showing some of the equivalent levels of education be found here.
  • Who designed the course content?
    All course content has been designed by experts within the field of S&C, sport science, or the relevent course discipline. Qualificaiton standards have been developed in collaboration with the IQF and the IUSCA Advisory Board. Specific courses may also feature expert live tutorial, such as the Training for Hypertophy in Sport course, which has live delivery by Brad Schoenfeld.
  • Are these courses live, online/in-person, or on-demand?"
    Our range of courses and qualifications are offered through a combination of live, online, in-person, on-demand etc. These details are specified within the individual course information pages.
  • We would like to deliver these courses within our organisation for our staff. Is this possible?
    Yes, it is possible to deliver these as part of your organisational required courses. Please contact us for further information at info@iusca.org
  • How long will I have access to the material?
    You will have lifetime access to the course material, including all future updates.
  • Are live sessions recorded?
    Yes, all live sessions will be recorded, meaning that you can catch up 'on-demand' if you require.

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