The World Para Powerlifting Classifier  Certification Pathway is the model for course delivery.

The Pathway has four (4) stages of development in which participants develop their skills and expertise within the courses and over time through experience. The structure and nature of each course builds upon its predecessor. The pathway overview describes the key differences between the courses.

Read more about the Learning Strategy and Certification Pathway.

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Изображение курса Classifier Level 4 Certification
Type: Self-study
Framework Stage: Foundation
Study Hours: 12

The Level 4 Certification Course is the “foundation” stage of classification and is targeted towards people interested in becoming involved in the sport as a Classifier at the local and national level.

The Course focuses on introducing the Classification Rules and Regulations as well as the roles, responsibilities and skills of the Classifiers with a focus at the local context.

The Level 4 Certification is not an Official Certification; the Certificate is awarded solely in recognition of the completion of the course on the Learning Hub. It does not confer any additional rights in relation to a status as a World Para Powerlifting Classifier or any other position.

Изображение курса Classifier Level 3 Certification
Type: Instructor-led
Framework Stage: Talent
Study Hours: 24

The Classifier Level 3  Certification Course is for participants with some knowledge of classification to learn about the basics of the athlete evaluation process in Para powerlifting, the administrative responsibilities and generally the rules and regulations from the perspective of classifying at the national level.

Изображение курса Classifier Recertification 2022-2024
Type: Instructor-led
Framework Stage: All
Study Hours: 18
The Classifier Recertification Course is for participants with previous certifications to update their skills and knowledge as a Classifier and verify their understanding of the Rules and Regulations, and updated processes and procedures for the 2022 to 2024 cycle.
Изображение курса Classifier Hub
После завершения курса: Classifier Level 3 Certification
После завершения курса: Classifier Recertification 2022-2024
Framework Stage: All

The Classifier Hub is a “community of practice” for certified classifiers for continued professional development, exchange of knowledge and ongoing communications.