Level 3 Certificate Supporting Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport


The Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport is developed in partnership with the Association for Physical Education (afPE) and prepares learners for employment in a school sport setting, by providing an introduction to opportunities to work as a PE and school sport professional. The qualification is designed to build on the knowledge developed at level 2, giving you a greater understanding of programmes of study for PE, the national curriculum and the environment in which you will be operating.

The course is assessed throughout the year through completion of your portfolio and practical assessments, there are no exams. You will study a range of theoretical and practical based units to prepare and support you through your work placement, such as safeguarding, child development, planning, delivery and reviewing sessions, support assessment for learning and schools as organisations.
You will undertake a work placement in a local primary or secondary school, as well as a range of events in the community throughout the year that you will organise and lead at. These are great network opportunities to meet potential employers and gain experience with renowned organisations in the industry such as the Essex FA, Premier Sport and London Youth Games. You will also study English and Maths to support your main course, and every student will be enrolled on a Sport Pathway, joining one of our established academies.

Sports Pathways

Add on one of our exciting Sports Pathways to your sports course! This gives you the chance to study your chosen course whilst training and competing in your specialist sport.

Here are our Sports Pathways:

Tottenham Hotspur Football Development Centre (offered at all campuses)
London Lions Basketball Academy (offered at all campuses)
‘110% Beyond your Limits’ Athletics Academy (offered at all campuses)
Legends Boxing Gym Academy (offered at all campuses)
Theydon Bois Golf Academy (offered at Epping Forest and Redbridge campuses)
New City Fitness Personal Training Academy (offered at Hackney campus)
New City Coaching Academy (offered at all campuses)


Click here to find out more about our Sports Pathways.

How do I add on a pathway to my sports course?
When filling out your application for this course, you will be asked if you want to add on a pathway. Simply select your chosen pathway from the dropdown list. It’s that easy!

Subject: Sports and Fitness

Qualification Type: BTEC

Study Location: Redbridge Campus

Entry Requirement: 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, ideally including Maths and English. Completion of Level 2 NVQ Activity Leadership or equivalent. Experience in coaching. You will be required to complete a DBS check to undertake work experience in local schools.

Where does it lead: - Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (subject to passing Maths and English GCSEs at grade 4 or above) - Progress to Higher Education at Foundation degree level - Employment

Who is the course available for:

16-18

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