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Level 3 in Sport and Active Leisure

Level 3 in Sport and Active Leisure

What will I learn?

This is a two year course for students who want to develop their skills in preparation for employment in the Sport and Physical Activity sector. This qualification is not just about being able to play sport or deal with elite athletes; employers need people who are able to lead sports and physical activities safely, work with the general public in providing sport and physical activity opportunities and help promote physically active lifestyles.

Further course content:
  • Body systems and the effects of physical activity
  • Sports coaching and activity leadership.
  • Sports organisation and development
  • Working safely in sport, exercise health and leisure
  • Physical activity for specific groups
Who Can Do It?

It is recommended that learners starting this qualification will have achieved sport or physical education qualifications for example, GCSE’s in PE at grade 4 or above, or Level 2 qualification such as OCR Level 2 Cambridge National


Written Examinations and coursework that is moderated

What can I do next?

Apprenticeships including Advanced Level in Coaching and Personal Training. Job roles include Personal Trainer; Assistant Sports Coach, or Sports and Activity Coordinator. It could also provide a route into Higher Education on a sport related programme such as Sport and Physical Education, sport Science or Sports Coaching and Development.


 Level 3 Vocational
 2 Year
OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure
Entry Requirements:
5 GCSEs graded Grade 3 or above including GCSE PE at grade 4 or above or a Level 2 equivalent qualification

Ken Stimpson Community School
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