Specification at a glance

This qualification is modular and is split into three units. One is an externally assessed exam and the other two are internally assessed.

Subject content

Assessments

Unit 1: Practical player performance
What's assessed

This unit assesses a learner's knowledge and understanding of the theoretical content associated with practical player performance. They will also be required to demonstrate and apply this knowledge and understanding in order to produce effective performances.

  • Practical performance
  • Skills, knowledge and understanding within two chosen sports
How it's assessed
  • Internally assessed
  • 36 GLH approx
  • 60 marks
  • 30% of Level 1/2 Award

Evidence

Learner evidence to include a portfolio of:

  • Log books
  • Session plans
  • Evaluations
  • Images/video evidence

Unit 2: Coaching and officiating or organising
What's assessed

This unit assesses a learner's knowledge and understanding of the theoretical content associated with coaching and officiating, or coaching and organising. They will also be required to demonstrate and apply this knowledge and understanding in order to produce effective performances.

  • Practical performance as a coach
  • Officiating or organising an event/activity
How it's assessed
  • Internally assessed
  • 36 GLH approx
  • 60 marks
  • 30% of Level 1/2 Award
Evidence

Learner evidence to include a portfolio of:

  • Log books
  • Session plans
  • Evaluations
  • Images/video evidence

Unit 3: The sport industry
What's assessed
  • Health, physical fitness and safety
  • Contemporary issues in sport
  • Local and national organisations of sport
  • Careers in physical activity and sport
How it's assessed
  • Externally assessed
  • Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 48 GLH approx
  • 80 marks
  • 40% of Level 1/2 Award
Questions

A mixture of multiple choice, short answer and extended questions