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Sports Leadership Award Level 2 (Block E) at St John's Catholic Comprehensive School

Course description

The Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership will give you the chance to develop your organisation, motivation and communication skills, whilst also focusing on positive role models in sport, how to mentor others, and how to use leadership skills in a variety of settings.

You may have already gained your Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership or this may be your first step onto the volunteering pathway. There is no requirement that those wishing to embark on the Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership must have previously completed the Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership.

  • Age: 14+ (please note, there is no upper age limit for this qualification)
  • Guided learning hours: 48 hours (including 10 hours demonstration of leadership)


Course content

The Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership consists of eight units of work including 10 hours demonstration of leadership:

Unit 1:  Plan, lead and evaluate a sport / activity session - 21 hours
Unit 2:  Develop leadership skills -  3 hours
Unit 3:  Lead activities that promote a healthy lifestyle -  5 hours
Unit 4:  Making activity sessions inclusive - 4 hours
Unit 5:  Positive role models in sport- 3 hours
Unit 6:  Organise and deliver a sports event or competition - 4 hours
Unit 7:  Pathways in sport and recreation - 3 hours

Unit 8: Using Leadership Skills - 5 hours

Learning outcomes
Each unit is broken down into learning outcomes, these learning outcomes indicate what the candidate is expected to know, understand, or be able to do in order to pass each unit.

The Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership will take approximately 48 guided learning hours to deliver. This includes 10 hours during which learners will demonstrate their leadership. This demonstration of leadership makes up part of Unit 1 - Plan, lead and evaluate a sport/activity session.


Entry requirements

There are no grade-related entry requirements for this course, however you must be highly motivated, have excellent attendance, and be willing to allocate your “free time” to the planning and delivery of sports sessions for children.


In this one-year course, you will be required to complete small written tasks within each unit and will then be assessed in practical situations, using your newly acquired skills.

Future opportunities

This course is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in a coaching or sporting context.  It is also highly suited for those wishing to enter further education in any subject as it develops a variety of desirable qualities and skills.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your CXK Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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