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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport


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SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
18 +

Learning hours

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Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
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The 1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport is recognised as the minimum industry standard qualification for tutors and assessors in sport.

Designed to prepare you for deployment as a tutor and assessor, it provides an opportunity to gain confirmation of your knowledge in your chosen area as well as to equip you with the necessary skills to become a tutor and assessor in sport.

You will:

  • learn how to apply inclusive teaching and learning approaches in sport
  • gain an understanding the role of educational practitioners and programmes in sport.

  • Provides the skills and experience necessary to prepare your learners to become a tutor and assessor in sport

    Qualification Progression

    The qualification sits within a suite of progressive education and training qualifications, and supports direct progression onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Delivering Learning, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment or the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

    This qualification may lead to paid employment in the tutoring and assessing of sports coaching programmes, as part of a governing body of sport education workforce or for generic sport qualifications.

    Level 3

    1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport

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