Community Sport Health Officer

Level 3

estimated Duration:
16 months

Engaging people in sport and physical activity across local communities

The level 3 qualification offers each apprentice the opportunity to initiate behaviour change in a local community through sport and physical activity. Specifically designed to support individuals who organise and deliver activity programmes that focus on promoting behavioural change through the vehicle of physical activity.

This course is designed to develop individuals who are responsible for planning and organising community events as well as developing and initiating community outreach programmes. The successful candidates will gain valuable insight in partnership working, stakeholder management and funding acquisition.

By developing your ability to utilise support networks and gain an in-depth understanding of the principles of behaviour change you will be able to develop and adapt programmes and activities to suit the specific needs of your local community.

“By completing the course, I have gained a greater understanding of the barriers that people face and the importance of providing activities that engage with all partners and stakeholders to ensure that you have the necessary resource and expertise to develop programmes that can make a change to people's lives.” (Community Health Officer)

What do I need?

  • Level 2 English and Maths (or the willingness to gain this qualification)
  • In employment for 30 hours or more per week
  • Availability to do 6 hours a week learning

How will I learn?

  • By a blend of online, face to face and on the job learning
  • Utilising cutting edge app technology to track and support your learning every step of the way
  • Utilising practical mentored experiences linked with the support of audio, visual and written content to suit your own personalised approach to learning

How will I be assessed?

There will be 4 assessment methods required to pass the course:

  • Work-based observation
  • Case Study challenge
  • Presentation with Question and Answers
  • Panel Interview

Length and cost?

  • The course is 16-20 months in duration
  • Free if you are eligible to access your employer’s levy
  • £450 +VAT available to all employees via the co-funded route

Ready to apply? Register your interest here.

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