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Sporting Excellence: Sporting Excellence Pathway One

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Full Time Athlete (Funded)
  • Professional / Semi Professional Athlete
  • Sports Coach
  • Support Officer in High Performance Environments
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Achieving Excellence in Sports Performance

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • 90-credit Diploma in Sport
  • BTEC Diploma in Sport
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.