Coach Qualifications-Matrix Guidelines - IGEQ

Coach Qualifications-Matrix Guidelines

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Level Activity May include work with Status Workplace Recommended training time

1

Coaching with responsibility, in a supported environment, preferably under the supervision of a Level 2 or 3 Coach.

Novice riders, children recreational riders.

Supported by a more senior coach.

Club, College, Riding School, recommended or approved by the National Federation and/or Government.

Minimum age – 18 years.
2 years full time training or education.

2

Coaching independently with responsibility in all aspects of teaching.

Range of riders both recreational and/or competition.
All ages.

Supporting Level 1 Coach. Coaching for Novice/Elementary competitions. Planning weekly sessions. Awareness of horse health, fitness, fitting of saddlery.

Club, College, Riding School, recommended or approved by the National Federation and/or Government

Minimum age – 20 years. 2 years further training from Level 1.

3

Independent Master Coach.

All

Supporting Levels 1 & 2 Coach. Competitive disciplines to Advanced level of the discipline. Preparation of annual plans for competition riders.

Travelling Coach. Large Centre

Minimum age – 22 years. 2 years further training from Level 2.