Courses, Apprenticeships And Funding For Personal Trainers

UKCC/1st4Sport (BWL) Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting

Who is it designed for?

The UKCC endorsed Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting is for coaches who have some experience of delivering independent coaching sessions to groups of people. The certificate enables coaches to independently create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive Weight Lifting coaching sessions to groups of beginner and intermediate level weight lifters. Parts of the course are made up of practical activities allowing coaches the opportunity to experience delivering and participating within coaching sessions.

What does the Level 2 Certificate qualify me to do?

The course will qualify the successful candidate to introduce:

  • create, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive weight lifting sessions
  • supervise other coaches to deliver weight lifting sessions

What are the requirements to go on the course?

Candidates are required to:

  • Have completed a 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting or 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting
  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight lifting
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

How is the qualification delivered?

The UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Weight Lifting will be delivered by an accredited British Weight Lifting tutor. Due to the nature of this qualification and the related learning and assessment methods the most effective way to provide a course is via a holistic training and assessment package.

If you would like more information about this course, including the day-by-day schedule, click here to download the information pack.


The course is delivered and assessed across 2 days plus completion of the e-learning modules, with assessments carried out on both days.

Please select the dates and location of the course you would like to attend below and complete the online application form.

Further information will be sent to attendees prior to the event. This will include e-learning registration, venue information, timings and a course breakdown.

Course Prices

£450 for a BWL member, £500 for a non-member
(please note if you want to become a member you will need to join BWL before joining the course)
ITA Funding is accepted for this course.

Course Dates

Course Code BWL2014
3rd and 24th of August 2019

Assessment Date: 24th of August 2019

Course Code BWL2015
28th of September, 12th of October 2019

Assessment Date: 12th of October 2019

Course Code BWL2016
15th and 29th of February 2020

Assessment Date: 29th of February 2020

Course Code BWL2017
16th and 30th of May 2020

Assessment Date: 30th of May 2020

Course Code BWL2018
29th of August and 12th of September 2020

Assessment Date: 12th of September 2020

Cumbernauld (near Glasgow)
Course Code BWL2019
21st of November and 5th of December 2020

Assessment Date: 5th of December 2020