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Sport – Higher Award in Sports Leadership

Vocational Level 3

Course Summary

The Award in Higher Sports Leadership will give you the expertise to lead groups of people in a variety of sport and recreational activities. After studying this course at Barton Peveril you will have a range of effective leadership and communications skills, with the ability to plan and deliver high quality sport sessions.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above



  • Developing Leadership Skills
  • Planning, Leading and Evaluating Sports for Children, the Community, Disabled People and Older People

Why choose this course?

  • Dedicated facilities including multi-gym, sports hall and large playing fields
  • Specialist coaching and teaching with industry accredited aspects to the course
  • Elite sports programmes

Where might it lead?

This course leads to employment in coaching and instructing in a variety of sports, whilst also supporting and enhancing your applications to further study and employment.


This course has a mixture of:

  • Practical assessments
  • Coursework


Ella Clarke

"Barton Peveril is a really welcoming college, during the Open Evenings and Taster Days I was really impressed by the community within the Performing Arts."

Read more about Ella and some of our other students.