Wakefield City Campus
18 – 24 months
Mode of Study
The Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship is suitable for anyone
who has a passion to positively influence sport and physical activity in their
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
assessment can take place.
End Point Assessment
• Summative Portfolio
• Synoptic Project
• Structured Interview with an independent
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.
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
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.
There may be an opportunity to progress to a Level 4 Apprenticeship.
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
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