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Level 5 - University Level Diploma

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Immediate

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Online | Assessment

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£1995.00

IQF Level 5 Diploma
in Collegiate Sports Performance

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The IQF Level 5 Diploma in Collegiate Sports Performance is aimed at practitioners and coaches working in the university environment. This certifies practical skills and experience at a high level and is the final stepping stone towards IUSCA Accreditation. 

Andrew Langford, Director of the IUSCA, London, UK 

About the Level 5 Diploma

Welcome to the IUSCA IQF Level 5 Diploma in Collegiate Sports PerformanceThis is a formal qualification that certifies higher level competencies within the domain of strength and conditioning (S&C) and sports performance, specific to the university environment. This is internationally recognised as the minimum standard required for independent coaching in the collegiate setting. It is also the final step on the pathway towards full IUSCA Accreditation. 

The IUSCA IQF Level 5 Diploma certifies knowledge, technical abilities, and experience within the university sports performance domain. 
 
These qualities include:


​- The ability to utilise scientific thinking in a variety of collegiate sports performance contexts
- Breadth and depth of knowledge within sports performance
- The ability to write and communicate with clarity and effectiveness
- Demonstrated technical abilities in the university domain with teams and individual athletes
- Significant experience as a practitioner (minimum 250 hours)
- The ability to review and evaluate their own and others' practice and performance

Assessment for the Level 5 Diploma involves:


- Degree in a relevant field or currently enrolled on a university degree course
- Completion of a minimum of 250 hours practical experience, or currently completing
- Completion and maintenance of a comprehensive portfolio of experience and reflections
- Reference from a senior level coach or administrator 
- 5 hours observed coaching and panel interview with IUSCA assessment board

Satisfactory completion of the course will result in the candidate being awarded an IQF Level 5 Diploma in Collegiate Sports Performance.

IQF LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES

ENHANCED EMPLOYABILITY

ONLINE ASSESSMENT

  • 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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Obtaining a collegiate level certification means that I am now qualified to work independently with teams and athletes. The Level 5 Diploma gives a seal-of-approval to potential employers, demonstrating my knowledge, skills, and experience. 

Rachel Evans, S&C Coach 

Bonus Content

For a limited time only, when you register for our IQF Level 5 Diploma, you will also receive the following great benefits: 

FREE ACCESS TO IUSCA VIDEO (including over 20 hours of content from leaders in the field such as Brad Schoenfeld, Derek Hansen, Greg Lehman, Ron McKeefery, Lorena Torres, and many more...

FREE LIVE WEBINARS

FREE IUSCA T-SHIRT or CAP

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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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I really became a better coach, and it was an incredible learning experience. I learnt more in 7 weeks than I have in 4 years of higher education!

Matt, Student from the University of Chichester

  • 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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