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SQA News 7 September 2023

Play in a Sports Environment (GV36 46) - New National Progression award

The NPA in Play in a Sports Environment (G9GE 46) will finish on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Centres that are currently running or have run this qualification in the last two years will automatically receive approval for the new award. All other centres will be required to come forward again for approval.

The NPA in Play in a Sports Environment provides learning and practical opportunities for learners wishing to develop their playwork and sport skills for working with children and young people. The units are designed to allow the learner to develop the knowledge and skills required to deliver play in a sports environment that meets the requirements of the National Occupational Standards in Playwork.

The NPA in Play in a Sports Environment at SCQF level 6 contains the equivalent of three SQA unit credits, with an overall total of 18 SCQF credit points. The units making up the NPA have been designed and developed for this award, and all of the units are mandatory.

Assessment Support Packs are also available.

Further details can be found on our website.