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Sport Development Apprenticeship - Advanced Level 3 (SPT1) at Barnsley College

Course description

Sports development aims to improve access to sport and physical activity for people of all ages and abilities, develop communities through the use of physical activity for people of all ages and abilities, develop communities through the use of sport and physical activity and address wider social inclusion agendas. The work is challenging and varied and may include the development of performance sport, community sport and physical activity and /or participation for particular target groups. Sports development involves organising projects, programmes, information and training to encourage people to increase their activity and have a healthier lifestyle or participate in their community.

Course content

You will study all the mandatory units listed below and chose from optional units until you reach a minimum of 94 credits.

You will study:

•Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development

•Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development

•Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths

•Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning Mandatory units

•Manage own resources and professional development

•Contribute to strategic development in sport and active leisure

•Provide leadership in sport and active leisure

•Promote equality and diversity in sport and physical activity

•Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff Optional units

•Facilitate community-based sport and physical activity or support the development of sport and physical activity in education

•Develop productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders

•Apply for external funding for sport and physical activity

•Manage a project

•Work with others to improve customer service

Entry requirements

You should have achieved the Level 2 Sports Apprenticeship in Active Leisure and Learning, although applications will be considered on an individual basis. You must hold two GCSEs at grade A* to C.

It is desirable that you have GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or above but this is not essential as Functional Skills is delivered as part of the apprenticeship programme.

Level 2 Sports Apprenticeship in Active Leisure and Learning, although applications will be considered on an individual basis.

or successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Sport along with a favourable student review (attainment, attendance, punctuality, attitude ect)

You will also require an active involvement in sport, helth and/or fitness.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could apply for job roles including:

• Sports Development Officer

• Sports Leader/Co-ordinator

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123

Email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

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: 02 October 2017
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