ⓘ Brevet dEtat deducateur sportif is a French government certificate for sport coaches. Only holders of this certificate may be paid for sports coaching, accordin ..

                                     

ⓘ Brevet dEtat deducateur sportif

Brevet dEtat deducateur sportif is a French government certificate for sport coaches. Only holders of this certificate may be paid for sports coaching, according to the law of the 16 July 1984, and after that in the Sport Code, second volume, article L. 212-1). It requires the applicant to be an adult and the holder of the diploma Prevention et secours civiques de niveau 1

                                     

1. Composition

The formation leading to the obtention of the BEES is composed of a common section all sport instructor follow regardless of their future sector, and a specific section.

The common section, which is the one all candidates go through, whether they aim to coach in skying, horse riding or surfing, is an examination on their general sportive knowledge. The specific section is focused on the sports the coach is aiming to teach. It requires a high level in the practice of the chosen sport.

The BEES is divided into 3 levels:

  • 2nd level of the BEES: Facilitator for instructors, can coach professional sportsmen and women. It is a level 2 diploma license level, allowing its holder to apply to the competitive examination to become a sports teacher.
  • 3rd level of the BEES: Expert in his sport. It is a level I diploma Master level and over
  • 1st level of the BEES: Sport instructor, ability to be paid for the activity. It is a level 4 diploma, at baccalaureate level.

The preparation for the diploma is assured by public and private organisms, and the formation is licensed by the regional offices of the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports. They are often conducted in Centres of ressources, expertise and sportive performance CREPS in French.

Created in 2001, the Brevet professionnel de la jeunesse, de leducation populaire et du sport BPJEPS Certificate of the youth, popular education and sport is the first step in renovating the diplomas and qualification, in some sports, it replaces the 1st level of the BEES. The diplome dEtat superieur de la jeunesse, de l’education populaire et du sport DEJEPS State diploma of the youth, popular education and sport and the diplome dEtat superieur de la jeunesse, de l’education populaire et du sport DESJEPS superior State diploma youth, popular education and sport, created in 2006, replace the 2nd level of the BEES in these sports, as well as the diplome dEtat relatif aux fonctions danimation DEFA State diploma pertaining to animator functions and the diplome dEtat de directeur de projet danimation et de developpement DEDPAD animation and development project director State diploma. In some sports, like underwater diving, the renovation of the formation is still ongoing: while the BP and DE have been created the first DEJEPS in diving are awarded in 2013, the DES of the sport isnt implemented yet.

                                     
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