Community Sport and Health Officer, Apprenticeship
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 endpoint 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
Cassidy Escott, Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3
"Weston college had provided me with countless opportunities within my studies and playing which has allowed me to go onto one of the best sporting universities in the UK and the world. I felt That throughout my time at the college I was heavily supported and guided so I could persuade my aspirations. I chose to study sport and exercise science as it allowed me to have a broader insight into the sports industry helping to make the decision of university becoming easier. During my time at the college, I was lucky enough to get a once-in-a-lifetime work placement with Bristol bears ladies in sports analysis where I helped to film and code both training and games."
Former school: Hans Price Academy
Studied: Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3
What next? Cassidy is progressing to Loughborough University to complete a degree in Sport Science, Coaching and Physical Education.