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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport 
Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning 
Level 2 Functional Skills Qualification in English and / or Maths 


This qualification is perfect for those who already work, or aspire to work, in a physical education and school sport setting as it specifically designed to provide them with a greater understanding of programmes of study for physical education, the national curriculum and the environment in which they will be operating. 
The qualification is composed of 12 mandatory units, these include: 
Safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people 
Communicate & develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults 
Understanding how children and young people develop, recognising when additional support may be required 
Schools as organisations 
Mentoring others within the scope of supporting the delivery of PE & school sport 
Support, and assist with the review of, assessment for learning, working with both learners and teachers 
Plan, deliver and review a physical education and school sport programmes 
Organise, lead and evaluate a sports event or competition 
Support gifted and talented learners 
Facilitate community-based sport and physical activity 


Level 3 Apprenticeships require you to hold a relevant Level 2 Qualification within that sector and if you already hold your English and Maths GCSE’s at grade A-C or functional skills level 2, you will be exempt from these. 


Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism 


The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport prepares you for employment in a school sport setting and provides opportunities for you to work as a physical education and school sport professional. This could include roles such as a Senior Children’s Activity Professional, a School Sport Volunteer, a School Sports Coach (when held in conjunction with one (or more) sports coaching qualifications) or a School Sports Leader. 


If you pay the Apprenticeship Levy: 
If your an employer with a wage bill over £3 million each year, you will be paying into the apprenticeship levy from April 6th 2017. Any apprentices that started their programme before 1st may 2017 will continue to be funded under the terms and conditions that were in place at the time their apprenticeship started. 
You can only use funds in your account to pay for apprenticeship training and assessment for apprentices that work at least 50% of the time in England, and only up to the funding band maximum for that apprenticeship. If the costs of training and assessment go over the funding band maximum, you will need to pay the difference with other funds from your own budget. You can’t use funds in your account to pay for other costs associated with your apprentices (such as wages, statutory licences to practise, travel and subsidiary costs, work placement programmes or the setting up of an apprenticeship programme). Read the apprenticeship funding rules for full details of what you can and can’t pay for with funds from your apprenticeship service account. 
If you DO NOT pay the Apprenticeship Levy: 
Non-levy paying employers will share the cost of training and assessing their apprentices with government - this is called ‘co-investment’.From May 2017, you will pay 10% towards to the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (90%), up to the funding band maximum 
If you do not pay the levy, you won’t be able to use the apprenticeship service to pay for apprenticeship training and assessment until at least 2018. Instead, you’ll need to agree a payment schedule with the provider and pay them directly for the training. The provider must prove that you have paid your contributions as a condition of government paying its contribution. 
If you employ an apprentice aged 16-18 years of age you will receive an incentive payment of £1000 in 2 instalments during their time on programme. Also there is no requirement to pay the 10% payment, this also applies for 19-24 year olds who were formerly in care or who have an Education and Health Care plan. 
Further information: 
Gov.uk has many links that can give the relevant advice, guidance and support for employers. 


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