UKDBA Level 1 Award

Suitable for anybody leading a group session. This could be a teacher, youth worker, coach, student, parent, community worker or volunteer. As well as supporting individual development the course has a focus on inclusion and the physical, mental, social and community wellbeing.

Minimum Age 16

4 hour course

£40 per person

Qualifications aims and objectives
By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  1. How to safely deliver a dodgeball session
  2. Have an understanding of the needs of different participants within a session
  3. Make their dodgeball sessions inclusive
  4. Recognise how to create a positive environment in your sessions

Consists of 5 modules
Module 1: The Sport – a practical based module that provides an understanding of dodgeball, rules of the game, correct equipment to use, alternative versions and key physical and social benefits

Module 2: The Participants – a theory based module that concentrates on working with groups and opportunities beyond play

Module 3: Inclusion – a practical based module covering the inclusion spectrum and game variations for disability groups

Module 4: A Positive Wellbeing – a theory based module that covers positive changes, improving self-esteem, building relationships and taking part

Module 5: Your Session – a group session delivery incorporating aspects learnt on the course

All candidates attending the course will receive certification and resource