The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Entry to the qualification will be through centre interview and learners will be expected to hold the following:
- qualifications at Level 2 and/or;
- work experience in a business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;
- Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in management.
The qualification has been created to develop and reward those learners who are looking to or already have chosen a career in a sport, coaching and leisure management related sectors. We hope that centres and learners take the opportunity to learn a great deal from this programme that will provide relevant new skills and qualities.
It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors. The qualification is accredited at Level 3 with a total equivalence of 120 credits. It is envisaged that learners completing the Level 3 Diploma will progress to a QUALIFI Level 4 qualification.
- Managing Sport Development
- Analysis of Sports Performance
- Sports Leadership and Management
- Sports Nutrition
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Working with Participants with Disabilities in Sport and Active Leisure
- English for University Studies
- Communication and Cultural Skills for University
- Coaching for Performance Sports Legacy Development
- Understanding the Principles of Safe and Equitable Coaching Practice
- Inclusivity, Equality and Diversity in ManagingSport and Physical Activity
- Health, Safety and Risk in Sport Management
- Customer Service in Sport and Physical Activity
- The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problems
- Apply subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems
- Recognise the moral and ethical issues of practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct
- An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of business and service provision
- Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists
- Transferable skills and knowledge that will enable individuals to meet changes in business
- To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.