Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning – Level 3

What is the course about?

The purpose of the Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning (QCF) is to provide learners with an appropriate depth of knowledge about; employment rights and responsibilities, the Active Leisure and Learning sector and their employing organisation.

The objective of the Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning is to provide a benefit to learners through an introduction to industry related knowledge. This qualification is aimed at preparing learners for employment and the world of work. In addition, the award will also enable successful learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level if they wish to do so.

Course Content

Learners must successfully complete all three mandatory units to qualify for certification of this qualification.

  • Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector.
  • Understanding the Employing Organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know their employment rights and responsibilities under the law
  • Understand documents relevant to their employment
  • Know key employment procedures at work
  • Understand the key features of the Active Leisure and Learning Sector
  • Understand the key features of the Active Leisure and Learning sub-sector in which they work
  • Understand employment and career opportunities in the Active Leisure and Learning sub-sector in which they work
  • Understand the structure of their organisation
  • Understand key aims and objectives of their organisation
  • Understand their own contribution to their organisation’s key aims and objectives
  • Understand the opportunities for entry, professional development and progression within their organisation.

Course Progression

This qualification is linked to the Apprenticeship Framework and is an essential completion requirement in fulfilling an apprenticeship course across Coaching, Leading, Fitness and Leisure activities. If you successfully complete this qualification you can progression onto the Level 3 in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.

Career Opportunities

When linked as part of an Apprenticeship at Level 3 the combined qualifications can lead to a very productive career in the Health, Fitness, Sport and Leisure industry.