This is a course designed to give students the skills needed to lead groups in safe sporting and recreational activity.

Further Education And Careers

The Level 3 Award in Sports Leadership is an ideal step towards achieving national governing body coaching qualifications and promotes the work of volunteers in sport. This award will provide a valuable insight into many careers with the field of sport and recreation as well as developing leadership skills. If your chosen career demands leadership qualities this award is the ideal way to further understanding in this area. This award is looked upon favourably with applications to university and organisations such as Camp America.

Course Details

This award compliments A Level studies as there is minimal written input and no formal written exam. Leadership ability, attendance and 30 hours of leadership service are the key areas of assessment. This award does not require specific ability in any one sport but aims to develop confidence in students taking responsibility for small groups. The course comprises of eight units:

  • Developing leadership skills
  • Plan, lead and evaluate a sports activity event
  • Lead safe sports/physical activity sessions
  • Plan, lead and evaluate sports /physical activity sessions for children
  • Plan, lead and evaluate sports/physical activity sessions in the community
  • Plan, lead and evaluate sports/physical activity sessions for disabled people
  • Plan, lead and evaluate sports/physical activity sessions for older people

The award is further supplemented by a placement in our feeder primary schools.

Further Advice and Information

Mr M Lemin


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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
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