Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF)

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Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Sports Development (RQF) aims to recognise competence within the workplace for learners in a sports development role within the active leisure sector. This qualification is aimed at:
  • Learners aged 16+ who have the opportunity to pursue a career in the active leisure industry as a sports development officer.
  • Activity leaders who would like a qualification to help them progress to the next level as a sports development officer (learners must be given sufficient responsibilities in order to generate the necessary evidence for their chosen units).
  • Current sports development officers that would like a nationally recognised qualification to formalise their experience and skills within their current role.
  • Active leisure facilities (leisure centre, local councils etc.) that require their existing sports development staff to hold a nationally recognised qualification to improve their overall management of staff, improve links in the community, and general customer service across their establishment(s).

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve this qualification learners must achieve a total of 20 credits, 10 credits from the mandatory unit and 10 credits from the remaining optional units.

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Qualification Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be a minimum of 16 years old to undertake this qualification. Learners aged  16 – 18 years may need to be supervised during training and on completion of this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Sports Development H/502/5623 3 10 60
Optional Units
Assessing Risk in Sport R/502/5617 3 10 60
Current Issues in Sport H/502/5721 3 10 60
Physical Education and the Care of Children and Young People R/502/5777 3 10 60
Organising Sports Events F/502/5774 3 10 60
Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport K/502/5767 3 10 60
Sports Legacy Development H/600/0022 3 10 60
Talent Identification and Development in Sport L/502/5759 3 10 60
Sports Coaching Y/502/5621 3 10 60
Leadership in Sport K/502/5722 3 10 60
Sports Injuries R/502/5746 3 10 60
Sport as a Business Y/502/5781 3 10 60

Sports, Leisure and Recreation