Professional Qualifications

Derby City SSP is running the following Government Accredited Qualifications (OfQual)

  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (1st 4 Sport)
  • Level 5&6 Professional Qualifications in Primary School Physical Education Specialism and Subject Leadership (Sports Leaders UK)

Both of these qualifications have been identified as an effective use of some of the physical education and school sport premium funding. To enquire about when our next courses start or for further information please contact us.

 

  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport (1st 4 Sport) – £750 (one year course)

Developed in partnership with the Association for Physical Education and 1st4sport this qualification is ideal for Teaching Assistants, Higher Level Teaching Assistants and Coaches and will 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 course modules run over the year cover:

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understanding Child and Young Person Development
  • Schools as organisations
  • Understanding How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Supporting assessment for learning
  • Planning Physical Education and School Sport Programmes
  • Delivering Physical Education and School Sport Programmes
  • Reviewing the Delivery of a Physical Education and School Sport Programme

This course will take one year to complete and will involve attending a training session delivered half termly (some will be a half-day, some will be a full day). Delegates will need to attend all tutor led days. In addition Derby City SSP will provide distance learning support (telephone and e-mail support), a termly Level 3 clinic and a personalised individual meeting/ school visit.

 

  • Level 5&6 Professional Qualifications in Primary School Physical Education Specialism and Subject Leadership (Sports Leaders UK) – £1,300 (two year course)

Developed by the Association for PE and Sports Leaders UK, this qualification aims to up skill primary school teachers and higher level teaching assistants through a recognised qualification to improve the overall delivery of the physical education curriculum within primary schools. The training includes tutored hours and independent learning hours. As delegates will have QTS or be HLTA qualified there is no exam or dissertation requirement to complete this qualification.

Units delivered are:

  • Understanding primary school physical education
  • Principles of pedagogy in primary school physical education
  • Planning for continuity and progression in primary school physical education
  • Using assessment to impact on learning and progress in primary school physical education
  • Teaching primary school physical education

This course will take up to two years to complete and will involve attending a training session delivered half termly (some will be a half-day, some will be a full day). Delegates will need to attend all tutor led days. In addition Derby City SSP will provide distance learning support (telephone and e-mail support), a termly Level 5 clinic and personalised individual meetings/ school visits.