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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activities

Codes

Qualification number
601/7671/4
SFA/LAD funding code
601/7671/4

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
750
Total qualification hours
1120

Key dates

Operational start date
01/09/2016
Qualification review date
31/03/2023
Certification end date
31/03/2026

Overview

Supported by The Association for Physical Education (afPE) this is the ideal qualification to offer learners interested in working in the sport and physical activity industry, including in academia

Your learners will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to achieve their aspirations, while learning how to apply theory to practice.

Sitting within a progressive suite of technical and applied qualifications, this qualification has been approved by the Department for Education.

Provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to help build a career in the sport and physical activity sector
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Qualification Progression

Learners who complete this qualification learners may progress to an advanced apprenticeship programme in a range of sport and active leisure sector areas, or to Level 3 or 4 qualifications, such as; Vocational, A-levels, technical Certificates, Technical Levels and Applied Generals.
This qualification can help to support progression to higher education in the areas of sports science, sports and exercise studies, sports coaching, leisure management, sports development or initial teacher training. Higher education institutions may require learners to achieve additional level 3 qualifications in order to meet their entry requirements. Alternatively learners may look to progress to a HND or foundation degree rather than progressing straight to an undergraduate programme.

The 1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activities provides an access route to several Advanced Level Apprenticeships including Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport, Sports Development and Leisure Management.
Learners may also move into employment in the Sport and Active Leisure industry, in roles related to the delivery of PE and School Sport, sports coaching, instructing, leading or delivering physical activity programmes in the wider community.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activities

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