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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Coaching Sports and Fitness

EFA funded provision for 16-19 year olds, and Advanced Learner Loan funding available

Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/1541/6


This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including coaching sports and physical activities, fitness instructing and working with children.

There are no specific entry requirements; however, learners should be able to demonstrate their capability to study at level 3.

The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential, so a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2 (as a minimum).

Learners must complete the 11 mandatory units (69 credits) and may complete the additional units if required. In total 69 credits are required to achieve the full qualification; a minimum of 43 credits must be achieved at level 3.

  • Coursework/Project.
  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

£99 Registration / Certification fee

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Employment.
  • Further learning or training in a specialist area.

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