This pathway offers three sports based qualifications from Sports Leadership UK.

The Young Leader Award aims to help learners develop leadership skills such as organisation, communication and teamwork, as well as build confidence and self-esteem through the leading of small games and activities.

The Level 1 award comprises of six units of study:

  • Planning, organising and assisting in the leading of a session
  • Managing behaviour
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Fair play
  • Referee-ing skills
  • Local knowledge of facilities

The award has a final assessment which involves delivering an activity to a group of peers.

The Level 2 Award has eight units of study, similar to the level 1 Award, but with more emphasis on progression for participants and inclusion. The final assessment for level 2 will see learners delivering 10 hours of activities to a group of peers over a series of assessments.

Qualification Name:

Young Leader Award

Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership

Level 2 Award in Sports Leadership

Course requirements:

Age:

  • 11+ years for Young Leader Award
  • 13+ years for Level 1 Award
  • 14+ years for Level 2 Award

Learners must have an interest in sports and PE or have aspirations to become a coach.

The Young Leader Award aims to help learners develop leadership skills such as organisation, communication and teamwork, as well as build confidence and self-esteem through the leading of small games and activities.