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1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport

The 1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport is designed to provide benefit to learners on the basis that it prepares them for deployment as a tutor and assessor in Sport. The qualification is eligible for delivery in a range of contexts; as a result there are a number of partners which include a range of Governing Bodies of Sport related to each context.

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1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport

Who is it for?

This qualification is popular with aspiring coach educators who deliver and assess vocational coaching courses. The qualification is designed for those with technical competence in the subject area/sport they wish to become involved in the delivery and assessment of. This qualification is seen as the entry point to a role in tutoring and assessing in sport. It is not suitable for assessing NVQ or competence based qualifications.

What's the format?

This qualification involves face to face tutored delivery and completion of portfolio tasks away from the course. Please read 'what will be assessed' for further info.

What will be assessed?

Portfolio of Evidence: Learners are required to create a portfolio of evidence which includes:
-complete a series of assessed tasks
-tutoring activities and session plans
-personal development plan and reflective practice

Entry Requirements

Prior to registration for the qualification learners are required to:
-be accurately identified
-be at least 18 years of age
hold a relevant vocational sports qualification in the subject area/sport they aspire to tutor and assess, and at least the same level. be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Progression Opportunities

This qualification may lead to paid employment in the tutoring and assessing of sports coaching programmes, as part of a governing body of sport education workforce or for generic sport qualifications

The qualification sits within a suite of progressive education and training qualifications, and supports direct progression onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Delivering Learning, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment or the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

Who supports this qualification?

The qualification is recognised by UK Coaching as the minimum industry standard qualification for tutors and assessors in sport.