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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate In Supporting Physical Development and Physical Activity in the Early Years

Codes

Qualification number
601/6581/9
SFA/LAD funding code
601/6581/9

Learners

Required age
17 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
61
Total qualification hours
129

Key dates

Operational start date
01/09/2015
Qualification review date
31/12/2022
Certification end date
31/12/2025

Overview

This qualification is suitable for people in the early years workforce who are working in physical development for children aged 0-5.

It can help you to grow your knowledge of physical development and gain a key appreciation of the importance of healthy living and physical development for children.

The qualification covers:

  • the characteristics of physical development in the early years
  • how to communicate progress or concerns
  • how to deliver purposeful physical activities that support a child’s physical development.

  • Provides learners with the knowledge of physical development and gives them a key appreciation for the importance of healthy living and physical development for children and parents/guardians
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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 Award in Supporting the Delivery of Dance in Physical Education and School Sport
    • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport
    • 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

    This qualification prepares learners for employment in an early years environment such as a nursery, crèche or primary school, and also facilitates career progression. The qualification can supplement the established knowledge of a qualified teaching assistant or higher level teaching assistant (HLTA), as well as an established teacher.

    Level 3

    1st4sport Level 3 Certificate In Supporting Physical Development and Physical Activity in the Early Years

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