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Sport at Oldham College Apprenticeships

Course description

Physical Education in Schools Sports (P.E.S.S) - Level 3

This Apprenticeship is ideal for anyone wanting to work with children while delivering school sport, equipping you with the skills to plan, deliver and assess out of school activities, lunchtime and playtime activities and curriculum physical activity. You will also gain an understanding of the Ofsted early years setting.

As well as learning to deliver physical activities, as an apprentice you will learn to safeguard the well being of children and young people in safe environments as well as gaining invaluable skills in communicating and forming professional relationships with children, young people and adults. An important part of the role is organising sports events and competitions, when you will work as part of a team or on your own.

As well as learning to deliver physical activities, as an apprentice you will learn to safeguard the well being of children and young people in safe environments as well as gaining invaluable skills in communicating and forming professional relationships with children, young people and adults. An important part of the role is organising sports events and competitions, when you will work as part of a team or on your own.

This programme prepares learners for employment in a school sport setting through providing an introduction to opportunities for them to work as a physical education and school sport professional e.g. as a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA), teaching assistant (TA), sports coach, sports development officer, sports volunteer or sports leader

Course content

Physical Education in Schools Sports (P.E.S.S) - Level 3

This Apprenticeship is ideal for anyone wanting to work with children while delivering school sport, equipping you with the skills to plan, deliver and assess out of school activities, lunchtime and playtime activities and curriculum physical activity. You will also gain an understanding of the Ofsted early years setting.

As well as learning to deliver physical activities, as an apprentice you will learn to safeguard the well being of children and young people in safe environments as well as gaining invaluable skills in communicating and forming professional relationships with children, young people and adults. An important part of the role is organising sports events and competitions, when you will work as part of a team or on your own.

As well as learning to deliver physical activities, as an apprentice you will learn to safeguard the well being of children and young people in safe environments as well as gaining invaluable skills in communicating and forming professional relationships with children, young people and adults. An important part of the role is organising sports events and competitions, when you will work as part of a team or on your own.

This programme prepares learners for employment in a school sport setting through providing an introduction to opportunities for them to work as a physical education and school sport professional e.g. as a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA), teaching assistant (TA), sports coach, sports development officer, sports volunteer or sports leader

Entry requirements

Entry Level Programme: Skills for Life & Work

There are no qualifications required for these courses.

They are designed for students with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND).

 

Entry Level Programme: Skills & Employability

English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3

 

GCSE Re-sit Study Programme

You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an English & maths assessment.

 

Vocational Level 1 Programme

English & maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3.

 

Vocational Level 2 Programme

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including maths and English or a vocational qualification Level 1, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both maths and English. English & maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.

 

Vocational Level 3 Programme

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including maths and English) or a vocational qualification Level 2, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both maths and English

Assessment

The Apprentice will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods as agreed with their assessor to ensure that the knowledge and skills they learn are applied consistently in their everyday work with patients and clients. This will include observation, and may include questions and answers, professional discussion, witness testimonies and the examination of work products.  The Assessor is looking to confirm the integration of theory into practice in line with the qualification assessment criteria.  The learner will produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their knowledge and competence.  This will be quality assured to ensure it is authentic, sufficient and valid before quality assurance from the external Awarding Organisation.

Physical Education in Schools Sports (P.E.S.S) - Level 3

The Apprentice will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods as agreed with their assessor to ensure that the knowledge and skills they learn are applied consistently in their everyday work with patients and clients. This will include observation, and may include questions and answers, professional discussion, witness testimonies and the examination of work products.  The Assessor is looking to confirm the integration of theory into practice in line with the qualification assessment criteria.  The learner will produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their knowledge and competence.  This will be quality assured to ensure it  is authentic, sufficient and valid before quality assurance from the external Awarding Organisation.

Financial information

Contribution Rules          

  • 16-18 Where the employer has under 50 employees and they are not a levy paying employer the learner is fully funded by the government, this rule also applies to 19-24 year old who are Care Leavers or in possession of an Educational Healthcare Plan
  • 16-18 Where the employer has 50 or more employees and they are not a levy payer there will be a 10% charge with the government paying the remaining 90%. The 10% contribution will be invoiced as per the table above.
  • 16-18 Where the employer is a levy payer, 100% of the funding will be claimed from their digital account on a monthly basis where the payments are scheduled according to the length of the learner's programme
  • 19+ All employers that are not a levy payers there will be a 10% charge with the government paying the remaining 90%. The 10% contribution will be invoiced as per the table above.
  • 19+ Where the employer is a levy payer, 100% of the funding will be claimed from their digital account on a monthly basis where the payments are scheduled according to the length of the learner's programme

Incentives

  • 16-18 The employer will receive £1,000 incentive, 50% at 90 days following enrolment and 50% at 365 days following enrolment assuming the student is still employed and active on the Apprenticeship. The employer will need to invoice the college for this at that time and confirm their eligibility to make the claims at that point. This applies to Apprenticeship Frameworks only and not new Standards.
  • 19-24 Where an employer has an Apprentice under the age of 25 where their earnings are below £43,000 per year the employer does not have to pay National Insurance Contributions (NIC's). Correct at the time of publication, check the HMRC section on gov.uk website

Future opportunities

 Physical Education in Schools Sports (P.E.S.S) - Level 3

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Multi-Sports Coach

Further information

It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.

Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.

This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.

 

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: 22 November 2018

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