Activity Leadership Intermediate at Eccles Sixth Form College
This is a one year course designed for students who are considering a career in the sports/coaching industry or working with youth and community groups. You will have access to brand new state-of-the-art facilities including FA approved 4G pitch, a new fully stocked fitness suite and a multi-use sports hall. During the course you will be allocated a voluntary placement in either an educational or community environment where you will gain valuable experience in a 'real setting'
You will also have the opportunity to develop your coaching skills in a range of sports with the opportunity to complete a Level 1 Coaching Awards in various sports, plus the Sports Uk Award.
There will be eight compulsory units to complete over the academic year and include:
Prepare for activity sessions
Lead activity sessions
Conclude and review activity sessions
Support the work of the team
Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
Support equality and diversity in active leisure and recreation
Support the development of the sport or activity
Set up, take down and store activity equipment
4 Ds/ 3s at GCSE
You will be assessed regularly on your performance and you will produce a portfolio of evidence which will contain observations by your assessors of your performance, records of your work, witness testimonies by people who have seen you in work placement, completed assignments and simulations you have taken part in
Full time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are EU citizens
There are a range of Level 3 courses at college which can be accessed from this course, with possible progression on to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development. Alternatively you can move into employment within the leisure/sports industry
You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job
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.