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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Leisure Management

Welsh Language 2024

Mae'r cymhwyster hwn bellach ar gael trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg. Cysylltwch รข ni am ragor o wybodaeth.
This qualification is now available in the medium of Welsh. Please contact us for further information.


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


The 1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Leisure Management is ideal for learners working as duty managers, shift supervisors, or assistant managers, whether new or existing members of staff.

With this qualification, they will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be able to manage individuals or a small team, or to assist with the management of a larger team in the active leisure, learning, and well-being sector.

If your learner is passionate about increasing their knowledge and skills in this area, then this qualification is an ideal development opportunity.

Due to the level of responsibility and duty of care associated with a role of this level in an active leisure environment, learners will need to be 18 years of age to complete some of the practical units.

This qualification is regulated by Qualification Wales.

Ensures that learners have the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage individuals or a small team within the active leisure, learning and well-being sector

Qualification Progression

To further broaden their skills, learners may wish to complete the 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development.

This qualification may also enable learners to undertake further management qualifications.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in leisure management in an active leisure facility.

It may also lead to roles including:

- Sports/Leisure Centre General Manager.
- Sports Development Officer.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Leisure Management

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