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Apply for Athlete Certificate

October 16, 2020

Eight U20 athletes from BC will be given the opportunity to take part in the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) Athlete Certificate online course – for free.

Four junior men and four junior women will be chosen to receive a voucher for the course that must be taken by Dec. 31, 2020. The deadline to apply is Nov. 15.

The WAoS online course aims to provide an understanding as well as the tools needed for young people to become successful and knowledgeable athletes. The course has been designed and written by content writers who work regularly with athletes and has been overseen by an expert reference group representing a number of international federations. Students completing the course will receive the WAoS Athlete Certificate.

Five online modules cover topics such as support team and relationships, values and integrity in sport, health and wellbeing (including mental health), social media and the media, and your overall journey as an athlete.

  • The course is targeted at U18 – U20 student athletes who want to gain a broader understanding as well as the tools needed to become successful and knowledgeable athletes.
  • This online 4.5 hour course takes student athletes along the athlete journey on an easy-to-use platform.
  • Students can complete the course at their own pace, keeping track of their progress along the way. Videos, animations and learning activities appear throughout to enhance the learning experience.
  • Once it has been completed, the Athlete Certificate can be immediately downloaded

To apply before the Nov. 15 deadline visit: