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The aim of the course is to give you an introduction to sports, to enable you to acquire a range of essential skills, and prepare you for working within the sporting industry. You will be introduced to a wide range of practical work-based skills and the possibility of coaching.

This is a competence based qualification which is assessed at work or in a simulated workplace. Your assessor will advise you on the most appropriate method of assessment e.g. assessor observation, work product documents, case study etc. for each unit so that you build up a portfolio of evidence to meet the standards required by the awarding body. Examples of what might be covered are:

  • Health and safety for different sports
  • Prepare suitable activities for warming-up
  • Prepare suitable activities to suit individuals particular needs
  • Identify positive aspects of ones own performance

For this qualification knowledge and practice is assessed using evidence generated by you undertaking your normal work duties. Methods of assessment can include observation, discussion, looking at documentation, testimony and personal statement.

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Where will this course take the learner?

This course can put the learner on the right track for lots of exciting and different opportunities. Some of which includes:

  • Coaching
  • Teaching
  • Personal trainer
  • Editing/Publishing
  • Scouting
  • Medical assistant
  • Lifeguarding

As part of this Pre-Apprenticeship course, you will also cover these three short courses:

Emergency First Aid at Work

Learn about the roles and responsibilities of a first aider including assessing an incident and how to deal with minor injuries.

Foundation Food Hygiene

Safeguard the health of consumers in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Health and Safety in the Workplace

Ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public.

and Functional Skills in both English and maths.

Functional Skills - English

A nationally recognised Functional Skills qualification aimed to improve your reading, writing, spoken communication and listening skills. You will learn independently and in small groups.

Functional Skills - Maths

A nationally recognised Functional Skills qualification aimed to improve your general maths skills. You will learn independently and in small groups.