SkillsActive works in partnership with the sport sector to ensure that sport courses, qualifications and apprenticeships are based on national occupational standards and a national qualifications framework that reflects the real needs of sport employers.
There are many forms of sport courses and qualifications, including sport apprenticeships, which cover a wide range of sports-related jobs, such as coaches, activity leaders, grounds keepers, and professional athletes.
Sports training and qualification opportunities include:
- Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships in Active Leisure and Learning provides learners an opportunity to develop a mix of practical and technical skills.
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- The Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) is a unique sporting qualification for young people with the realistic potential to achieve excellence in their sport by competing on the world stage or securing a professional contract.
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- National and Scottish vocational qualifications.
Higher Education qualifications
- SkillsActive endorses university degrees as effective training producing employable graduates in a range of sport courses
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- Foundation degrees
Please note that the Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure is no longer available.)
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Visit the SkillsActive careers site at www.skillsactive.com/careers to discover more about which sport Apprenticeships and courses are relevant to job roles in the sports sector.