Course Details

This 1st4sport course has been developed in partnership with the Association for Physical Education and with the support of Compass. 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 to work within physical education and school sport. It will provide you with the opportunity to coach in Primary Schools: "Any adult supporting teachers in a physical education or school sport capacity should be qualified to a Level 2 National Governing Body (NGB) Award and working towards a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport or equivalent." afPE, March 2013

Entry Requirements

A level 2 coaching qualification is required. Coaching experience will assist you on the course. For further information regarding entry requirements, please contact Admissions.

Career options

This course will prepare learners for employment in a school sport setting by 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), teachin

Coaching & Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport Level 3 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Number 1 in the Country for Coach Education.
  • 2 Enthusiastic, highly qualified teachers - specialist in coach education
  • 3 Fantastic sports facilities
  • 4 Excellent contacts for progression to work
  • 5 Real life experiences offered, including coaching in Schools

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport


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Course code Location Course length Start date
SPO267CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The course is made up of 12 Units. The Diploma has a range of units with a variety of credit values. These include: - Understand child and young person development (unit 3) - Support assessment for learning (unit 5) - Plan a physical education and school sport programme (unit 6) - Deliver a physical education and school sport programme (unit 7) - Review the delivery of a physical education and school sport programme (unit 8) - Organise and lead a sport event or competition (unit 9) - Preparing for the mentoring role (unit 10)

How will I be taught?

Practical elements on the Astro and Sports Hall supported with theory based in the classroom. When the students are ready they will then be coaching in schools, supported by the staff. It is expected that the students are coaching a sport outside of College, this can range from local Netball team to an under 10 Football team. Some units will be home study and also group work.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is all portfolio based, including practical observations of sport sessions. Learners must achieve a total of 54 credits units to achieve the Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF); which must be achieved through completion of all 8 mandatory units.

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