Level 3 Community Sports Health Officer

A Level 3 community sports apprenticeship offers opportunities for apprentices to positively influence sport and physical activity in their local community.

The key role of a Community Sport and Health Officer is to initiate behaviour change in local residents with regards engagement in sport and physical activity across local communities. By working within and across schools and local organisations individuals will scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more physically active.

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Training opportunities throughout the school term are offered for teachers and school staff to improve their confidence in the delivery of Physical Education.

Give your staff the opportunity to become a Community Sports Health Officer within your school, working five days a week. Candidates can be graduates who aspire to teach or support staff. Off-the-job training provided through DN College s Group and supported by Active Fusion tutors, are provided remotely at a convenient time for you.

Duration of course: 16 months

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Roles and responsibilities:

Learn how to initiate meaningful behaviour change within your school.

Learn how to plan physical activity programs and sessions.

Increase capacity within your school to deliver more physical activity.

Support with PE lessons, assessment and School Games Mark applications.

Contribute to effective decision making and implementation of sport and physical activity.

Implement tactics and strategies to empower your staff, children and parents to adopt an active lifestyle. Give your school the opportunity to offer wrap around care.


Choose from your team: graduates or training assistants who fit the criteria.

Develop your staff member: Enquire to Active Fusion.

Mentor: Assign a member of staff in your school to contribute towards their development.

Training: They will undertake a large proportion of the work remotely and through distance learning.

Nurture: See them up skill your existing staff, raise morale and improve productivity.

Do you already have staff members who would benefit from this professional qualification?

Ideal for Teaching Assistants and other school-based support staff already working in a Physical Education and school sport setting.

Enable them to further their professional development and gain an additional
professional qualification within the delivery of PE and school sport.

Specifically designed to provide a greater understanding of programmes of study for PE, the national curriculum and the environment in which they currently operate.

To enquire about the level 2 apprenticeships please contact either AdamM@activefusion.org.uk / apprenticeships@activefusion.org.uk