• Understanding key legislation related to physical education and school sport
• Principles of teaching physical education and coaching school sport
• Promoting lifelong health and well-being
• Principles of inclusion in physical education and school sport
• Leading physical education and school sport activities
The qualification provides learners with guidance on further opportunities, including how to contribute to PESS programmes as a sports leader, coach and teaching assistant. While this qualification is delivered through the medium of PESS, the skills may be used by learners in working in other sporting environments, under appropriate guidance.
The course is assessed via course work and practical assessment leading sessions. Examples of the types of assessment done in the course work are:
Blog and Diary Entries
To support the learners on this course there will be extensive online resources to support learning. Students will also be able to complete all course work online and through distance learning.
A minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade D including English and/or ideally Maths or equivalent (eg Level 1 Functional Skills). Or satisfactory completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Level 1 with a minimum of 37 credits.
All applicants must have a genuine interest in working in sport, be prepared to participate in physical activities, work in a team, overcome personal challenges and have an enthusiastic approach to learning. All applicants must be willing to work flexibly with their placement in order to achieve their work experience hours
On completion of the course, students can progress onto a level 3 programme as either a full time course or apprenticeship including;
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport.
BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma