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Module Title
Sport and Physical Activity Programmes, Planning and Practice

business planning; event planning; customer care; risk assessment; first aid

SCQF Points15
ECTS Points7.5
CreatedApril 2015
ApprovedSeptember 2015
Version No.1

This Version is No Longer Current
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Prerequisites for Module

None (in addition to course entry requirements).

Corequisite Modules


Precluded Modules


Aims of Module

To provide students with an overview of the key skills and attributes required when planning and delivering a sport and physical activity programme.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Instruct generic skills in sport and physical activity.
2. Produce risk assessments and safe systems of work for sport and physical activity.
3. Prepare a business plan for sport and physical activity programme.
4. Demonstrate effective use of customer care skills.

Indicative Module Content

Business planning; income plan; expenditure plan; customer care; effective communication; health and safety; risk assessment; safe systems of work; CPR; first aid; Rookie Lifesaving.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time

Directed Study



Private Study



Mode of Delivery

Tutorial and practical classes supported by directed and private study.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4

Situated Practical Exam

Indicative Bibliography

1.FRIED, G., 2010. Managing Sport Facilities. 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
2.LUSSIER, R.N. and KIMBALL, D.C., 2009. Applied Sport management Skills. 2nd Ed. Champaign IL: Human Kinetics.
3.ACSM, 2012. ASCM’s Health & Fitness Facility Standards & Guidelines. 4th ed. Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.
4.RLSS, Emergency First Aid.
5.RLSS, Rookie Lifeguard Trainer’s Manual.

Additional Notes

A pass will not normally be awarded for this module unless the student has attended a minimum of 80% of all learning opportunities.
This module provides the opportunity for students to obtain the Emergency First Aid at Work and NPLQ qualification.

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