Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6256/9)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF) aims to recognise competence within the workplace for learners in a sports development role within the active leisure sector.

This qualification is aimed at:

  • Learners aged 16+ who have the opportunity to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a sports development officer.
  • Activity leaders that would like a qualification to help them progress to the next level as a sports development officer (learners must be given sufficient responsibilities in order to generate the necessary evidence for their chosen units).
  • Current sports development officers that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (leisure centre, local councils etc…) that require their existing sports development staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their overall management of staff, improve links in the community and general customer service across their establishment(s).

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve this qualification, l The learner must achieve all 40 credits from the 5 mandatory units, plus a minimum of 4 optional units, at least 1 unit of which must come from Option Group 1, at least 2 units of which must come from Option Group 2, and the remaining 1 unit can come from Option Group 1 or Option Group 2. Totalling 64 Credits

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Qualification Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Generic NVQ’s on Management at Levels 3 to 5

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification. Learners aged between16 – 18 may need to be supervised during and on completion of this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Sports Development H/502/5623 3 10 60
Optional Units
Assessing Risk in Sport R/502/5617 3 10 60
Current Issues in Sport H/502/5721 3 10 60
Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People R/502/5777 3 10 60
Organising Sports Events F/502/5774 3 10 60
Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport K/502/5767 3 10 60
Sports Legacy Development H/600/0022 3 10 60
Talent Identification and Development in Sport L/502/5759 3 10 60
Sports Coaching Y/502/5621 3 10 60
Leadership in Sport Y/502/5722 3 10 60
Sports Injuries R/502/5722 3 10 60
Sport as a Business Y/502/5781 3 10 60