Sport and Recreation Management HLQ (4443)

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2016
With the Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management, you develop the skills to respond to changes in the sports and active leisure industry and implement strategies that maximise customer satisfaction and business success.

This qualification covers management essentials like human resources, finance and quality and customer care management. You can also choose topics like crowd control, sports development or outdoor recreation management.
This qualification is for anyone working in a high-level role in a sport and active leisure environment - from facility managers to those working in research, marketing or sales.

You need to be in work or have access to work experience. You also need a high level of skills and knowledge, perhaps from a previous qualification at Level 3, or similar expertise gained on the job.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You'll cover things like:
  • human resources
  • marketing
  • managing sports facilities
  • safety
  • financial management
  • quality and customer care
  • event management.

A Higher Level Qualification helps you develop the skills to work at the very highest level in your industry. You learn with your training provider and apply your knowledge in a work setting. Assessment for this qualification is done through practical assignments, making it easier for you to combine work with learning.

Is this level right for me?

Level 4
You work as a manager or in another senior role in the sport and active leisure sector. You want to expand your skills to help you better meet business objectives while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achieving this qualification can help you work successfully in roles such as:

  • Leisure centre manager
  • Manager
  • Sports development manager.

After completing this Higher Professional Diploma, you are eligible for membership to the Institute of Sport & Recreation Management (ISRM).

If you're interested in further training and education, you could move on to a related foundation degree. The Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management can form the first year of a degree, giving you a solid base for further learning.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver the Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management you'll need to provide your learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete all aspects of the qualification. You'll assess learners through practical assignments.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 4

Level 4 will suit you if you work as a manager or in another senior role in the sports and leisure sector. You want to expand your skills to help you better meet business objectives while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

You complete seven core units, including:

  • Marketing in the sport and recreation industry
  • Financial management in the sport and recreation industry
  • Quality and customer care management in the sport and recreation industry
  • Event management in the sport and recreation industry.

You also choose five optional units from two groups of units, including:

  • Sports development
  • Outdoor recreation management
  • Sports tourism
  • Funding and sponsorship in sport.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achieving this qualification can help you work successfully in roles such as:

  • Leisure centre manager
  • Manager
  • Sports development manager.

After completing this Higher Professional Diploma, you are eligible for membership to the Institute of Sport & Recreation Management (ISRM).

If you're interested in further training and education, you could move on to a related foundation degree. The Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management can form the first year of a degree, giving you a solid base for further learning.

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (4443-40)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management - Awarded with Distinction

  • Accreditation No: 100/2928/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 480 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management - Awarded with Merit

  • Accreditation No: 100/2928/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 480 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management - Pass Level

  • Accreditation No: 100/2928/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 480 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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