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Community Sport and Health Officer, Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
You will be employed as Community Sport and Health Officer (CSHO) to initiate behaviour change with regards to engagement in sport and physical activity across local communities. By working within and across local organisations will scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more physically active.
You will be employed by organisations in the fields of leisure, sport, youth work, youth justice, outdoor education, or public health. You will learn and gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of behaviour change; an ability to adapt delivery to suit different groups in society; knowledge of how to manage and lead colleagues or volunteers; practical experience of how to develop and devise appropriate sports or physical activity programmes; and the expectations of collaborative work with a network of partners/stakeholders.
How will I be assessed?
To achieve this apprenticeship you will undertake an end-point assessment that will assess the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to successfully perform this role in a community sports environment. Weston College and your employing organisation will ensure that you are ready and competent to complete the end-point assessment.
What could I do after this course?
You will be able to move into senior roles within a range of health and sport sectors such as leading teams of people or specialising with certain populations, particular sports or programmes.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-4 or a qualifying Level 2 qualification.
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What our students say
Chloe Carchrie, Sport and Exercise Science
“I have had many opportunities to represent the college and have received excellent coaching”
Former school: Priory
Course: Sport and Exercise Science
What next? Chloe aims to pursue netball as a career, study at degree-level, and would like to teach sport.