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Sports and Recreation National 5 - Skills For Work

Sports and Recreation
Broad Description
Sport and Recreation is an introductory qualification. It develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes, needed for work in the industry.

The Course content covers the main practical activities involved in carrying out a supportive role in sport and recreation environments: sourcing information about career pathways, identifying and reviewing skills and experiences; assisting with planning, setting up and delivering activity sessions; dealing effectively and courteously with clients; assisting with emergency procedures; assisting with setting up, dismantling and checking equipment and resources; helping to plan and review a training programme; and establishing good practice in identifying and reviewing goals. The Course also covers health and safety legislation and risk assessment.

National 5
At National 5, candidates will learn about:
  • assisting with planning, setting up and delivering activity sessions
  • assisting with setting up, dismantling and checking equipment and resources
  • assisting with accident and emergency procedures
  • dealing effectively and courteously with clients, staff and others • helping to plan and review a personal training programme
  • establishing good practice in identifying and reviewing personal goals
  • sourcing information about career pathways
  • identifying and reviewing skills and experiences
Candidates will develop relevant vocational skills and a variety of employability skills in the context of a sport and recreation setting.

SCQF Level 5
There are 4 mandatory units:
  • Sport and Recreation: Assist with a Component of Activity Sessions
  • Sport and Recreation: Employment Opportunities in the Sport and Recreation Industry
  • Sport and Recreation: Assist with Fitness Programming
  • Sport and Recreation: Assist with Daily Centre Duties

ASSESSMENT
This assessment has 3 Outcomes:
  • Develop Physical Training Plan
  • Monitor Physical Training Plan
  • Review Physical training Plan