Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport at Leeds City College
Work as a sports coach/teacher or leader, sports development officer, or sports teaching assistant in various settings with this course.
You will gain a mix of theory and practice in this course, making you employment ready. This course includes a placement in a school setting, a large part of your course requires you to complete this placement. Don't worry if you do not have one, we can help you arrange it. (This course requires a large placement in a school setting of over 100 hours in order to pass the course)
The course specifically designed to students with a greater understanding of physical education, the national curriculum and the environment in which they will be operating.
- Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Schools as organisations
- Understand Child and Young Person Development
- Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
- Support assessment for learning
- Plan a Physical Education and School Sport Programme
- Deliver a Physical Education and School Sport Programme
- Review the Delivery of a Physical Education and School Sport Programme
- Organise and lead a sports event or competition
- Preparing for the mentoring role
- Support gifted and talented learners
- Facilitate community-based sport and physical activity
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English or equivalent (L2 Functional Skills), a Higher Diploma (which is equivalent to 7 GCSEs at Grades A* - C), NVQ2 or Level 2 Diploma at Merit grade with Maths and English at minimum grade C or equivalent (Level 2 in Functional Skills). Some courses may require the achievement of specific qualifications/grades.
All applicants must have a genuine interest in working in sport, be prepared to participate in physical activities, work in a team, overcome personal challenges and have an enthusiastic approach to learning. Applicants must be willing to work flexibly with their placement in order to achieve their work experience hours.
A wide range of assessment methods will be used including:
- Written reports
- Video evidence
- Blog and Diary Entries
- Practical Demonstrations
Students who complete this course can apply directly for a job as sports coach with a School, Local Authority or National Governing Body. They can also go onto further training to qualify as a Teaching Assistant or Higher Teaching Assistant.
It is a competence-based qualification that confirms occupational competency for those operating in a school sport setting and provides an introduction to further opportunities for them to work within physical education and school sport as a:
Sports Coach, Volunteer Or Leader.
Sports Development Officer
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
Teaching Assistant (TA)
The course will also include the following additional qualifications to improve the student’s employability; 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport and a Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work.
English and Maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4/5
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.