Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Sport, Leisure and Tourism
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Sport, Leisure and Tourism Level 3 Victoria House Up to 2 years

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This apprenticeship provides a pathway into a career in a developmental role in children’s physical activity at a supervisory level. Roles could include teaching, sports leadership and coaching of children and young people. Completion of this apprenticeship will suitably qualify an apprentice with the knowledge, understanding and competency to deliver, plan, organise and assess the learning of children in a range of environments, including the community and schools.

What topics will I study?

You will:
• Receive training to ensure you can facilitate community-based sport and physical activity
• Understand how to deliver Physical Education and school sport programmes with clear curriculum links and progression
• Research how schools operate and how physical activity influences education
• Provide Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils with a better experience/engagement of Physical Education and school sport activities
• Be able to ensure Physical Education and school sport activity programmes (including curricular and extracurricular activities) are delivered to meet the low risk areas of the National Curriculum for Physical Education

What experiences will I get?

You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry.

What are the entry requirements?

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 3 or above in English and maths and in some cases ICT. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.

You need to be employed and have a keen interest in physical activity and sport and working with children and young people in all types of indoor and outdoor environments.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated staff have a wealth of experience and expertise, having all worked in the sector, which will provide you with knowledge or skills you need to succeed in your career.
  • The College has invested in a new state-of-the-art, fully equipped gym, with the latest fitness equipment, a spinning room, and extra teaching space, as well as offering fantastic outdoor facilties at its Haven Banks adventure centre on the Quay.

What can the course lead on to?

This Apprenticeship will help you sustain employment in a Physical Education department in a school or college or you could go on to further studies.

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.

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