Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport Apprenticeship Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is offered to individuals wishing to work or currently working in the school environment who would like to study through work-based learning. The course places emphasis on practical ability backed up with an understanding of the principles involved. Whilst at work, you will receive comprehensive practical training designed to develop competence in carrying out relevant tasks that the employer will value.

Both courses are divided into two sections; an Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning Level 2/3 and an NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (Outdoors/Coaching/Exercise and Fitness/Leadership) or NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport.

Course content is tailored to your needs and could include:

  • Understanding key legislation related to physical education and school sport
  • Principles of child development through movement
  • Principles of inclusion in physical education and school sport
  • Lead physical education and school sport activities
  • Child and young person development
  • Organise and lead a sports event or competition
  • Safe practice in physical education and school sport

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed by practical assessment, workbooks, observations and a portfolio.

Progression Options

You could progress to study a Foundation Degree at Level 4 and 5 within Sports Coaching, Health, Fitness & Exercise, Sports Development, Sports Science and Leisure Management. Alternatively you could gain employment within the industry.

Course Summary

Course Title Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport Apprenticeship Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range and an employer.

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This course has taught me a lot of useful skills like being organised to help prioritise my workload and meet deadlines and communicating effectively which is essential when coaching sports.

Alicia Dias

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