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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

Codes

Qualification number
603/2130/1
SFA/LAD funding code
603/2130/1

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
120
Total qualification hours
280

Key dates

Operational start date
01/09/2017
Qualification review date
31/12/2022
Certification end date
31/12/2025

Overview

As well as learning how to plan, deliver and review the delivery physical education and school sport programmes, your learners will develop a deeper understanding of how to influence children and young people's development, including how to communicate effectively with children and young people and how to safeguard their well-being.

The qualification has been developed in partnership with the Association for Physical Education (afPE), and while the qualification will prepare your learners for employment in a school sport setting, the skills are equally transferable to other roles, such as sports coach, children's activity professional or sport development officer.

Provides the knowledge and skills to enable them to independently lead the delivery of PE and sport programmes in a school sport environment
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Qualification Progression

Learners may wish to undertake the following qualifications to further develop their understanding in this area:

  • 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Physical Development and Physical Activity in the Early Years
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Supporting the Delivery of Dance in Physical Education and School Sport
Learners may also wish to undertake other relevant qualifications, such as:
  • a recognised Level 2 or Level 3 coaching qualification, where applicable
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skill Development in Sport

This qualification prepares learners for employment in a school sport setting through providing an introduction to opportunities to work as a physical education and school sport professional, such as a children’’s activity professional; sports development officer; sports coach; sports volunteer or leader.
The qualification can help you become a qualified Teaching Assistant (TA) or Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA). This is because four of the components within this qualification are available within the complete Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. The qualification assessment has also been mapped against professional standards for teaching assistants developed in June 2016.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

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