Havering College of Further and Higher Education
In Hornchurch

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Typology Course
Level Advanced
Location Hornchurch
Duration 24 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Advanced
  • Hornchurch
  • Duration:
    24 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

This apprenticeship framework provides a vocational pathway into the profession of sports development. The framework will ensure there are people with the organisational skills, political and social awareness to succeed in this important part of the sport and active leisure industry.


Where and when

Starts Location
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Ardleigh Green Road, RM11 2LL, Essex, England
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Starts Different dates available
Ardleigh Green Road, RM11 2LL, Essex, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

By the end of your apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development; Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sports Development; Functional Skill in Maths Level 2 (if required); Functional Skill in English Level 2 (if required); Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities; Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

· Requirements

GCSE Maths Grade C or Functional Skill in Maths Level 2; GCSE English Language Grade C or Functional Skill in English Level 2; Working in a job role such as Community Sports Development Officer, Sports Specific Development Officer.


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What you'll learn on the course

Social Policy
Social awareness
Employee Rights
Social Sciences
Sport Development
Leisure industry
Social Policy
Leisure industry
Social Policy
Leisure industry
Leisure industry
Leisure industry

Course programme

The duration of this Apprenticeship is generally 24 months.

On completion of this programme, apprentices can work in the sector as Sports Development Officers covering a wide range of roles ranging from working with local communities to supporting amateur sports clubs or working with a variety of partners in organising and supporting initiatives to reduce crime and rehabilitate offenders.

Apprentices can also progress in to level 4 qualifications and job roles such as senior sports development officer or sports development manager. Horizontal progression would include in to management and leadership roles and further qualifications in this area, such as Sports Development, Marketing, Business or even Social Sciences or Social Policy.

It is also possible for apprentices to progress onto a variety of vocational qualifications allowing them to further their portfolio of skills, these could come from the sport sector or other sectors with links to sports development such as health, youthwork or justice.

Course Assessment Method

Where the qualification does not specify the use of a particular assessment method, then learners can be assessed by a range of methods including; Direct observation of tasks or activities, examination of work products produced by learners (e.g. diary notes, site notes, completed reports), examination of witness testimonies from people, other than the assessor, who are prepared to provide statements detailing specific details of learners’ performance, review of records of ‘question and answer’ sessions covering specific aspects of the knowledge and understanding and Professional discussion. All of these assessment methods will build your portfolio of evidence.

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