UKCP - Freeski Level 1 Coach


If you want to put something back into the sport that you love, then the UKCP Level 1 award may be for you.

Designed for working with children (specifically 5-12 years old) and entry standard competitors. The UKCP Coach Level 1 freestyle is able to plan and run individual training sessions appropriate for developing and challenging their athletes’ skills.

Aimed at coaching youngsters between the age of 5-12. Level 1 coaches are able to operate independently in a closed environment (artificial surfaces: dry slope and indoor snow-dome) but must be under direct supervision of a Level 2 Licensed Coach or above in a mountain environment. The supervisor is responsible for the safe conduct of the lesson and must be in a position to intervene in order to prevent inappropriate actions by the Level 1 Licensed Coach.



This award has the following core components:

  • The UKCP Level 1 training course, this is delivered at a local ski centre and takes 3 days. On successful completion of this unit, and subject to registration further requirements listed below candidates are licensed at level 1 .Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.



  • To be licenced all coaches and instructors must also:
  • Be registered with Snowsport England
  • Hold an appropriate first aid certificate
  • Have an appropriate DBS - see DBS disclosures
  • Have attended a safeguarding children in sport course
  • Attend an appropriate update course every three years.

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