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Young Leader Award

The Young Leader Award is an introduction to leadership, giving young people knowledge to organise and lead small games and activities that can be used as a part of uniformed organisation, community club or sports club sessions.

The Young Leader Award aims to help learners develop leadership skills such as organisation, communication and teamwork, as well as helping to build confidence and self-esteem as they take part on responsibility of leading their peers and young children.

Course Length: Minimum of 10 hours

Award: Nationally recognised.

Level 1 Sports Leadership

Level 1 in Sports Leadership is designed to use sport and physical activity to help young people develop and hone their leadership skills whilst helping themselves and others stay physically active.

Pupils undertaking this qualification in Sports Leadership will learn and demonstrate important life skills such as effective Communication, Teamwork, Self-Belief, Problem-Solving and Self-Management whilst learning to lead basic physical activities to younger people, their peers, older generations and within the community.

The course involves both guided and peer-to-peer learning and supervised leadership to ensure that learners have all the skills they need to lead basic physical activities to other people.

Course Length: Minimum of 30 hours (Tutored hours: 23, Directed study hours: 8)

Qualification: Regulated and Nationally recognised.

Awarding Body: SLQ Sport Leaders.

SLQ is an accredited Awarding Organisation, regulated across the UK by OFQUAL, Qualifications Wales, SCQF and CCEA.

SLQ has partnered with Youth Employment UK to create a Skills Framework.