Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education & School Sport

The Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport is designed to provide a vocational pathway into the provision of children’s physical activity and school sport delivery and development.


Course Content

The Units you will cover include:

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Plan a physical education and school sport programme
  • Deliver a physical education and school sport programme
  • Review the delivery of a physical education and school sport programme
  • Organise and lead a sport event or competition
  • Preparing for the mentoring role
  • Support gifted and talented learners
  • Facilitate community-based sport and physical activity


Combined (competence and knowledge qualification) 
Students must complete the following combined (competence and knowledge) qualifications to successfully achieve  this apprenticeship: 
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF)

Employee rights and responsibilities qualification 
Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning (QCF)

Functional skills qualifications 
Learners must complete the following Functional Skills qualifications to successfully achieve this apprenticeship framework: Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2
Functional Skills Qualification in maths at Level 2


An apprenticeship is a way of learning the skills necessary for various careers while earning at the same time.
Apprenticeships often suit young people who do not want to go into full-time further of higher education, but still want to gain extra qualifications that are work related.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have completed a GCSE grade C/4 in English, maths  and a relevent Level 2 Sports qualification, this could include:

BTEC/NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport
National Governing Body Level 2 coaching qualifications

You will need excellent references and sit an interview with Carshalton College and the employer.


12 Months minimum, one day per week in College


Once you complete this Advanced Apprenticeship you will be suitably qualified with the knowledge, understanding and competency to deliver, plan, organise and assess the learning of children in a range of environments including the community and schools. This can lead to employment in a school as a Teaching Assistant.

Additional Information

You will be asked to demonstrate your commitment and skills in an interview.
A positive reference is also required from school, employer or tutor (if progressing or from another college). An excellent  record of attendance and punctuality is also required.
Contact Admissions on 0208 544 4501

You will also have access to our multi million pound gym facilities during your sessions:Pulse Gym

You can contact the Sport and Public Services team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Start date
September 2018


For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.

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