Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Outdoor Programmes

“I really recommend 1st4sport Qualifications. Their qualifications help to develop our staff, as well as provide them with a valuable qualification. Their good understanding of the sector is very apparent, which makes them a great partner to work with.”

Jo Mortimer, Apprenticeship Programme Manager, PGL

“Anyone looking to offer functional skills as part of an apprenticeship should look no further than 1st4sport Qualifications. Specifically developed for the sector, it makes them the perfect qualifications to offer our learners.”

Mark Leigh, Director, Essential Sports Training Ltd


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The Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Outdoor Programmes is for employers to expand funded training programmes, to widen recruitment and improve retention, to improve the experience base at lower levels of the sector as well as to provide progression opportunities to and within the outdoors at Level 3.

To find out what qualifications you can deliver as a part of this Apprenticeship, click on each component of the graphic below to reveal the relevant 1st4sport qualification.

Qualifications that can be Delivered as Part of this Apprenticeship:

Competence qualification

Learners must complete the following competency qualification to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes
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Knowledge qualification

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Water Skiing

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1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Wakeboarding

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Employee rights and responsibilities qualification

Learners must complete one of the following mandatory technical certificates in employment awareness to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
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Functional skills qualifications

Learners must complete the following Functional Skills qualifications to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 2
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1st4sport Functional Skills Qualification in Maths at Level 2
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Additional employer requirements

Learners must complete a minimum of one qualification to successfully achieve this apprenticeship.

Any 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching or 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching can be used for apprentices working on sites where they are responsible for delivering coaching sessions in a context of a specific sport.

How You Can Offer 1st4sport’s Qualifications

If you would like to offer this qualification, please contact [email protected]