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Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership at The Victory Academy

Course description

The Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership is designed for students who are keen to develop their leadership skills in the firld of Sport.  It can be selected in conjunction with Level 3 BTEC Expented Diploma in Sport.

Course content

What you will study:

Unit 1: Developing Leadership Skills: in this unit you will understand the skills and behaviours needed for effective leadership and their importance in a range of situations.  You will be able to evaluate your own leadership skills and behaviour and understand the roles and responsibilities of a sports leader.

Unit 2: Plan lead and evaluate sport/physical activity session: in this unit you will learn hown to plan structured, inclusive and safe sport/physical activity sessions.  You will then lead your own sports sessions and evaluate your performance.

Unit 3: Assisting in planning and leading a sports/physical activity event: in this unit you will understand the different types of sports events, assist in planning a sports event, lead the event then evaluate your performance.

Unit 4: Lead sport/physical activity sessions linked with the Centre: this unit involves keeping a leadership log of at least 10 hours leadership that you undertake in the Academy.

Entry requirements

Can be selected in conjunction with Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport


All assessment is internal and externally verified by Sports Leaders UK.  THe award involves 10 hours of leadership and assessment methods include obervation, discussion, notes, performance of set tasks and video evidence.

Future opportunities

THE Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership shows universities and future employers that you have developed leadership skills, organisiations skills and have motivation and confidence to work as part of a team and individually.

Further information

There may be an opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Higher Sports Leadership, which is worth 16 UCAS points.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Victory Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Up to 2 years