Sports Leaders Level 3

Contact Teachers: Mr T Godfray & Miss E Unitt

Why study Sports Leaders Level 3?

The Level 3 Qualification in Sports Leadership is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful learners to independently lead purposeful and enjoyable sport/physical activity. The qualification aligns with professional standards for sport and physical activity leadership, especially through the focus on leading inclusive sessions to participants. If you have a passion for sport, leadership or coaching, the Level 3 Sports Leaders course is an excellent and engaging addition to take alongside A Levels.

This course is a unique opportunity to develop your sports leadership skills and where you will support the running of sporting events and clubs as well as the opportunity to form new sports clubs within Bishop Luffa School.

UCAS tariff points: 16.

Course Details:

The Level 3 Qualification in Sports Leadership is broken down into 6 Units of work:

Unit 1: Developing leadership skills
Unit 2: Lead safe sport/physical activity sessions
Unit 3: Know how to plan inclusive sport/physical activity sessions
Unit 4: Plan, lead and evaluate a progressive series of inclusive sport/activity sessions
Unit 5: Plan, lead and evaluate a sports/physical activity event
Unit 6: Demonstrate leading inclusive sport/physical activity sessions to a range of participant groups

How the course is taught and assessed:

Each unit of work is taught consecutively in the lead up to Unit 5 and 6 where students will then be leading their own sessions. The course is taught over 1 lesson a week which will be a mix of both practical and theoretical content.

Unit 5 – Plan, lead and evaluate a sports/physical activity event. This will be assessed within Two hours of event leadership
Unit 6 – Demonstrate leading inclusive sport/physical activity sessions to a range of participant groups. This will be completed through 12 hours of leadership to a range of participant groups.

The Leadership Skills Foundation provide an easy to use learner evidence record for this qualification.

The learner evidence record is mandatory and uses the following assessment methods:

  • Practical observation
  • Written tasks (task worksheets provided in the learner evidence record)
  • Plans and evaluations

Entry requirements:

A passion and enjoyment for sport, leading or coaching. Willingness to develop your own skills, this qualification will prepare you to lead fun, safe and inclusive sport/physical activities for others in your community. This course is open to all Year 12 students who are looking to take fourth qualification within their time at Bishop Luffa.