• YMCA Level 1 Diploma In Sport and Active Leisure (600/9170/8)

    This qualification introduces learners to the sport and active leisure sector, catering for differences in ability by allowing them to select some units at Entry Level (3) or Level 2, as well as Level 1.

    Price

    £55

    GLH

    295 hours

    TQT

    380 hours

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure

    Qualifications Type

    Introductory

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/9170/8

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 June 2013

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Assessments

    • Worksheets
    • Posters
    • Projects
    • Observations
    • Evaluation
    • Work placement
    • Fitness tests
    • Goal setting

    Endorsement

    Overview

    This qualification introduces learners to the sport and active leisure sector, catering for differences in ability by allowing them to select some units at Entry Level (3) or Level 2, as well as Level 1. Learners will find out about their own fitness and how the body works through participation in a variety of fitness activities by planning and using their own fitness programme. They will also learn about rights and responsibilities at work, together with health and safety. Learners will have the chance to explore job opportunities in sport and active leisure and to choose units relating to taking part in sport, assisting an activity leader, preparing physical activities for children and preparing for a work placement. This qualification will enable learners to make informed choices about progression onto higher level qualifications and/or employment in the sector.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • Functions of the skeletal, muscular and cardio-respiratory systems
    • Requirements of a healthy diet
    • Different exercise and fitness activities and facilities
    • The workplace: risks and hazards, employee rights and responsibilities
    • Physical activities for children and the role of the adult
    • How to support a leader of a sports or active leisure activity
    • Review own performance when taking part in sport
    • Plan and prepare physical activities for children
    • Plan, use and review own fitness programme
    • Assist in planning and delivering a sports activity Set goals for a work placement

    There are a number of assessment elements across the chosen units. The following elements cover all of the available options.

    • Worksheets
      • How the body works
      • Improving own fitness
      • Taking part in exercise and fitness
      • Planning own fitness programme
      • Working in sport and active leisure
      • Assisting a leader of sports or active leisure activities to plan and deliver an activity
      • Risks and hazards in sport and active leisure
      • Physical activities for children
    • Poster / project / worksheet
      • Requirements of a healthy diet
      • Safe learning in the workplace
      • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
      • Managing your health at work
    • Observation of skills, qualities and attitude for learning and work
      • Improving own fitness
      • Taking part in exercise and fitness
      • Working in sport and active leisure
      • Responding appropriately to a given simulated emergency situation
    • Review
      • Reviewing your performances
      • Review own fitness programme
    • Fitness testing
    • Planning and preparing tasks
      • Planning own fitness programme
      • Planning and preparing physical activities for children
      • Preparing for work placement
    • Taking part in team sports
    • Taking part in individual sports
    • Research projects
      • Job opportunities in sport and active leisure
      • Sport and active leisure project
      • Preparing for work placement
    • Career plan
    • Planning and assisting delivery of a sport/active leisure activity
    • Goal setting task
    • Work-based assignment

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

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