NCFE Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Course code: OSC1395

Develop your knowledge with a NCFE qualification, to make your CV stand out from the crowd! This course is a must for students working in the leisure industry such as sports clubs, adventure playgrounds or leisure centres.

  • Ideal for those looking or already working in a sports team or leisure centre
  • Choose to study online or from a course pack
  • Online assessments only
Course overview

Kick-start you career in working in the sport and active leisure industry, from home!

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in active leisure and learning, this NCFE Level 3 Award course is ideal for:

  • Students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in active leisure and learning
  • Want to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities
  • Those aspiring to achieve a career in a leisure centre, sports club, activity centre, adventure playground or play work club

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 16 years of age.


Tutor marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification number: 501/1812/2

  • Employment rights and responsibilities under the law
  • Documents relevant to their employment
  • Key employment procedures at work
  • Active leisure and learning sector
  • Active leisure and learning subsector
  • Employment and career opportunities
  • Structure of the organisation
  • Key aims and objectives of the organisation
  • Contributing to the organisation’s aims and objectives
  • Opportunities for entry, professional development and progression within the organisation
Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. Students will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

Your will receive your NCFE Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however you must be at least 16 years of age.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen and Highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

You do not need to be working to enrol onto this course as this is a knowledge only qualification.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your NCFE Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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