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Apprenticeship Standard 251- Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer

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Apprenticeship Standard 251- Level 3 Community Sport and Health OfficerAvailable for Enquiries
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Course Details
Location Wakefield City Campus
Level Level 3
Start Date September
Duration 18 – 24 months
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Awarding Body Various
Course Overview

The Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who has a passion to positively influence sport and physical activity in their local community.

The key role of a Community Sport and Health Officer is to initiate behaviour change in local residents with regards engagement in sport and physical activity across local communities. By working within and across local organisations individuals will scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more physically active.

What you will Study The course comprises of knowledge, skills and behaviours, including initiating meaningful behaviour change, planning programmes, understanding what constitutes effective sport or physical activity programmes and how these can be used to prevent or minimise anti-social behaviour. You will demonstrate how you empower people to adopt a more active lifestyle and your ability to adapt personally to ensure programmes are inclusive and customer focused. You will also exhibit behaviours which include a strong work ethic, positive attitude and a willingness to contribute to your own continuing professional development.
How you will Learn A combination of work based, block/day release at college.
How you will be Assessed

On Programme Assessment Technical knowledge and understanding is assessed on programme through a combination of Knowledge Modules and specified vendor and professional qualifications. These must be passed before the end point
assessment can take place.

End Point Assessment
• Summative Portfolio
• Synoptic Project
• Employer Reference
• Structured Interview with an independent assessor

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include GCSEs, A levels, a level 2 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications, relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.

Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved, if not already, prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Attendance Expectations

The apprenticeship will require you to attend College approximately one day per week. Some block attendance may also be required.

Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be required to record the number of hours you spend learning and training. This will be equivalent to 20% of your working hours for the whole duration of the apprenticeship. This can be achieved through a range of methods, such as work-related training, or self-study within your usual working week. This will be agreed with your employer at the start of your apprenticeship.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/2023

There are no costs to students aged between 16 and 18.

For cost to students aged 19 and over please contact The Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469 for details.

Further Study There may be an opportunity to progress to a Level 4 Apprenticeship.
Career Opportunities On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to move into senior roles within the sector, e.g. leading teams of people or specialising with certain populations, particular sports or programmes.
How to Apply Please complete an apprenticeship application form. If you require an application form, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111 or The Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469
For Further Details

Please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469.

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Subject Area (W) Sport
Client Group (W) Apprenticeships
Client Group (W) 16-18
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 10 June 2022 14:03

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