Sports, Fitness & Outdoor Education

Apprenticeship Standard Sports Coach - K123

Off Site Delivered On Employer Premises Level 4

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The broad purpose of the Sport Coach occupation is to use extensive technical and tactical sports knowledge and skills to The broad purpose of the Sport Coach occupation is to use extensive technical and tactical sports knowledge and skills to design and deliver coaching programmes that engage, motivate and evolve participants' skills and performance. Sport coaches aim to provide meaningful and high-quality learning, development and performance experiences. They support the achievement of medals in talent, national and international competition, enrich performance in local competitions, increase participation, raise educational standards, enhance wellbeing and drive social change. Sport coaches can influence national wellness to reduce burden on the National Health Service.

Course Details

HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORT COACHES: develop athletes and players in high-performance settings, including those on talent or development pathways, national or international programmes, professional or podium environments.

COMMUNITY SPORT COACHES: motivate and engage people of all ages and abilities in community sports and physical activity settings. Community sport includes local authority, charity and national governing body of sport community initiatives or clubs. SCHOOL SPORT COACHES: collaborate with teachers to develop pupils' mastery of psychomotor skills by applying a whole child approach in their coaching. They work in all categories of school and registered childcare environments.

Entry Guidelines
A* — C GCSE English & maths or equivalent
Assessment Method

An e-portfolio of evidence: to include written and verbal assessments, short answer questions, video evidence and any other assessments relevant to the skills, knowledge & behaviours being checked. Each apprentice will also have to complete and pass an independent End Point Assessment, which fully assesses the skills and capabilities they have developed throughout their apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Applicants must be employed in a relevnat occupation in order to complete an apprenticeship. This standard aligns with the following professional recognition: • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) for 4

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Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 31st March 2023

REF K123N001

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The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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