Level 3 in Sport and Active Leisure
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.
- 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
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
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.