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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


With this qualification, your learners will gain a key understanding of the theory and practice behind delivering safe, ethical and effective activity sessions.

This will enable them to make sure that they have the knowledge and skills that they need to support the people that they work with.

Suitable for people working or on a long-term work placement in a relevant activity leadership role, it will also enable your learners to confirm their competence to the required standard in your sports/leisure environment.

Prepares learners to deliver activity sessions that are safe, ethical and effective, and prove their competence in leading activity sessions in an appropriate sports/leisure environment

Qualification Progression

Learners achieving this qualification might consider progression to the following qualifications:

  • 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Leisure Management
It could also be used as a progression to a sports specific coaching qualification.

This qualification can lead to paid or voluntary employment in roles which involves leading activities for adults or young people.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership

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