Frequently Asked Questions
How can I login with my Google, Microsoft or Facebook account?
To login with your Google, Microsoft or Facebook account, you must link the accounts. To link your account:
How do I update my time zone, email and/or profile picture?
To update your profile, when logged in:
By default, your time zone is set to Central European Time.
If some fields cannot be edited, please write to your instructor or World Para Powerlifting to change them.
I cannot login - how do I reset my password?
Your password can be reset by visiting this link and inputting either your username or email address. Check your junk/spam mailbox if the email is not immediately received.
I’m not receiving messages, reminders or notifications from my course – what do I do?
Most likely the emails are going to your junk/spam mailbox – please check this and ensure the email email@example.com is marked as not junk.
My name or profile information is wrong – how do I change it?
Write to your instructor or World Para Powerlifting to change the spelling of your name or other details that are not possible to be changed yourself.
After my course finishes, will I continue to have access to the course and its content?
You will continue to have access to the course for a period of 2 weeks after the evaluation date. This is so you can review content, complete any outstanding activities, provide feedback and/or download the certificate.
Can I access the World Para Powerlifting Learning Hub by mobile device?
Do courses count towards continued education credits for other organisations?
World Para Powerlifting does not have agreements with any other organisation to recognise courses but we encourage you to submit courses for continued education credits.
The number of course hours is listed in the course descriptions.
How much does registration in a certification course cost and how do I pay for it?
The registration cost for a certification course is generally 150 Euros, unless otherwise noted.
Depending on how the course is organised, payments can be made either:
Participants making payments to World Para Powerlifting will and must have an associated invoice number assigned.
The registration cost for a certification course must be received 2 weeks before the course begins or else registration will be cancelled.
I am not able to attend the full course I signed up for – can I still take the evaluations and earn the certification?
You must be present and participating in the entire course and evaluations in order to be eligible for certification. If an emergency occurs and you cannot attend the full course, please contact the course instructor or World Para Powerlifting as soon as possible to find a solution such as attending a course at a different date.
I don’t have consistent access to the internet – can I download course content?
Yes, some courses and their content can be downloaded for viewing and completion without an active internet connection.
To do this:
I don’t speak English as my first language – is content in a different language?
Most courses are delivered in English, unless otherwise noted. For online self-directed content, we recommend using a translator such as in Google Chrome or installing the Google Translate toolbar extension on another browser to support the translation of content. Note that the English text always takes president in all courses.
Depending on the instructor and the specific course, the face-to-face portion may be delivered in a different language.
I have a disability or cannot physically perform Para powerlifting lifts – can I still attend a course?
Yes – while the coach and technical official courses may sometimes encourage lifting, you are not required to perform the lifts.
In general, how do I use the Learning Hub?
For a general guide on how to use the Learning Hub, a video guide is available at this link.
Is there anything I need to do before taking the course to prepare for them?
Generally, it is recommended to reread the Technical and/or Classification Rules and Regulations, and their appendices.
For each certification course itself, in the Introduction and Resources sections, there will be mandatory and recommended readings and activities. The course instructor will provide further details about the deadlines.
What is the refund policy for courses?
Courses are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend a course, please contact the course instructor or World Para Powerlifting as soon as possible to find a solution such as attending a course at a different date.
In the event a course is cancelled, World Para Powerlifting is not responsible for any pre-paid expenses occurred by the participant.
Will courses delivered online through webinars be recorded for viewing later?
No, courses delivered online through webinars are not recorded for viewing later. Participants should be prepared to take their own notes throughout.
Will I receive any printed resources while attending a face-to-face course?
No, in an effort to protect the environment, participants will not receive any printed resources such as workbooks or the Rules and Regulations, nor will they receive their certificate printed. All resources and certificates will be distributed digitally.
Will the presentation slides be shared during the course?
No, the course presentation slides will not be shared directly with the participants at any point. Participants should be prepared to take their own notes throughout.
I want to host a course for my national federation or club – what must I do and what am I responsible for?
Interested national federations or clubs can host a course, please contact World Para Powerlifting a few weeks in advanced of your desired hosting dates.
The host is responsible for the organisation and costs of:
What are the benefits of hosting a course?
I’m interested in developing content or delivering courses – how do I apply to become a World Para Powerlifting instructor?
Please contact Dillon Richardson to submit your curriculum vitae and motivation for becoming an instructor.