Level 3 Supporting Physical Education

Qualification Level 3 Supporting Physical Education
Subject Area Sport
Attendance Full Time
Age Group(s) 16-18 year olds
Duration 2 years

Course Content

The 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport has been developed in partnership with the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and is supported by employers and the industry. The qualification further develops your knowledge and understanding of a number of roles in providing Physical Education and School Sport (PESS).

Course details

  • The qualification comprises eight units of assessment. During your achievement of the qualification you will complete the following learning outcomes:
  • Communicating and maintaining professional relationship with children, young people and adults understanding how children and young people develop, recognising when additional support may be required.
  • understanding schools as organisations and the infrastructure behind this (education policy, legislation, school policies and procedures, school roles and responsibilities of staff and other key individuals)
  • being able to support, and assist with the review of, assessment for learning, working with both learners and teachers
  • Planning, delivering and reviewing physical education and school sport programmes
  • During your achievement of the qualification, you will complete the following learning outcomes:
  • understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
  • understanding how to communicate and develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • understanding how children and young people develop, recognising when additional support may be required
  • understanding schools as organisations and the infrastructure behind this (education policy, legislation, school policies and procedures, school roles and responsibilities of staff and other key individuals)
  • understanding how to mentor others within the scope of supporting the delivery of physical education and school sport
  • being able to support, and assist with the review of, assessment for learning, working with both learners and teachers
  • being able to plan, deliver and review a physical education and school sport programmes, both curricular and extra-curricular
  • being able to organise, lead and evaluate a sports event or competition being able to support gifted and talented learners
  • being able to facilitate community-based sport and physical activity

Entry Requirements

4 grade 4’s including English

(Exceptions to entry requirements onto our level 3 qualifications may be considered)

Assessment

  • Practical assessments
  • Completed portfolio

Equipment

There are no specific resource requirements for this qualification.

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