Learners taking this qualification will study the following mandatory units:
•Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
• Health, Wellbeing and Sport
• Developing Coaching Skills
• Applied Coaching Skills
• Sport Development
• Self-Employment in Sport and Physical Activity.
The mandatory content allows learners to develop their technical skills, supported by underpinning
knowledge, and provides the opportunity for learners to relate these to the sports coaching and
development industry. Learners will gain the knowledge and applied skills to work with different
customers in sports development programmes, understand how best to impact participation and
improve performance skills, and develop the knowledge and skills needed to be self-employed in
the coaching and development sector.
Learners will also select one unit from a range of options allowing them to specialise in areas such
as nutrition, officiating, organising sports and fitness events and school sports delivery.