The aim of Active IQ school sport and physical activity qualifications is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to support the delivery of low risk activities that contribute to a physical education and school sport programme through curriculum-based and/ or extra-curricular activities.
Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF) = 28 Credits (164 GLH)
Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (QCF) = 54 Credits (283 GLH)
What will the qualifications offer your learners?
The basis on which to make informed choices about an appropriate career in a physical education and school sport setting
An opportunity to develop an understanding of supporting the teaching and learning of physical education and school sport
An opportunity to develop physical education and school sport knowledge and skills that can be applied to different educational and school sport related settings, such as coaching
An introduction to a career as a physical education teacher
An introduction to other opportunities to work as a physical education and school sport professional (e.g. a higher level teaching assistant, teaching assistant, coach, sports development officer, volunteer or leader)
Technical Chair - Richard Neal
"For Compass to fulfil our vision, ensuring staff have the skills and knowledge required by employers, deployers and commissioners is critical. This suite of recognised qualifications ensure staff of Compass members are able to plan, deliver and review sessions and programmes alongside teaching staff, providing an improved experience for children and increased support for schools. Together with CAPRe, the qualifications establish the first steps in a career path of a Children’s Activity Professional."
Compass Members delivering the new Qualifications:
Chair – Dean Horridge:
“These new qualifications are crucial to this industry sector. Compass Members are committed to improving standards and quality of delivery and this suite of qualifications will go a long way to supporting this and their staff to support and work alongside teachers. Government has increased significantly the financial support to school sport and physical education therefore we must ensure that children are well catered for with appropriately trained staff so that the long term legacy can be assured.”