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Sports Leader Award
Levels 2 & 3Btec

The Level 2 award in Community Sports Leadership gives people aged 16 and up the skills needed to plan and deliver safe sporting and recreational activities. The Sports Leaders UK Level 3 award in Higher Sports Leadership builds upon the leadership skills and experience gained through the Level 2. These are enrichment courses taken as an option alongside your full-time programme of study.

This course gives students the opportunity to learn new skills, to work with specialist community groups, and is of value to all those who wish to further develop their coaching skills. It includes 30 hours voluntary leadership experience. These qualifications are practical in nature, with an emphasis on learning through doing and applying knowledge, rather than through theory.


Course Content

Unit 1

Contribute to organising and delivering a sports activity session

Unit 2

Establish and maintain a safe sporting activity

Unit 3

Understand the structure of sport and recreation at local, regional and national level

Unit 4

Understand and lead fitness sessions

Unit 5

Demonstrate principles and practice in running sporting events and competitions

Unit 6

Demonstrate principles and practice in adapting sports activites

Unit 7

Plan a series of appropriate sporting activities

Unit 8

Demonstrate leadership skills in the community


Key Facts

  • Course Level Sports Leader Award Level 2 & 3
  • Assessment Breakdown Examination 100%
  • Assessor Internally Assessed
  • Entry Requirements Enrichment course. (Done alongside full AS timetable)
  • Online Learning Materials Interactive courses on our VLE including forums and online assessment

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