Sports Leaders and the Association for Physical Education (afPE) have in partnership, developed a two part induction programme consisting of a webinar & attended training day.

This training will give new Professional Learning Centres (PLCs) insight into the content, assessment and administration procedures of the Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism and the Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership professional qualifications.

  • Schools and educational facilities interested in delivering the professional qualifications need to become a Professional Learning Centre (PLC).
  • They must have at least one Tutor/Assessor (T/A) undertake the PLC Induction Programme (mandatory).
  • The tutor/assessor must have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with a PE background.

Overview of the PLC Induction Programme (webinar based)

The Induction Programme is combined of two parts.
Both parts MUST be booked & attended.

Part 1 - PLC Induction webinar  (free of charge to access)

A live webinar led by SLQ Sports Leaders, covering:

  • Quality Assurance and paperwork requirement
  • Assessment procedures
  • Course administration
  • Information on support after training

Part 2 - Tutoring & Assessing  PLC Qualifications webinar (cost TBC)    

A live webinar led by an education expert from afPE to ensure high quality coverage of the following:

  • Qualification content
  • Delivery ideas and activities
  • Information on support after training
  • Opportunities to share good practice

PLC Induction Programme dates and  times

Part 1 - PLC Induction webinar  (free of charge to access)

To register for this webinar please click on one of the dates below, (this will take you to the webinar registration page):

Date Time 
Thursday 22nd October 10:00-11:30hrs
Tuesday 19th January 2021 14:00-15:30hrs


Part 2 - Tutoring & Assessing PLC Qualifications webinar

Date Time
Thursday 12th November 09:30-13:00hrs

Booking for the above online training activity will be available via this website by 1st October.

PLC Refresher dates available

PLC 'Refresher' workshops are available to Tutor/Assessors/Centre Course Managers who have previously attended a PLC Induction.

Alternately - the PLC Induction Part 2 Training Day can be attended as a stand alone 'Refresher' (cost TBC).

Current workshops available are:

Date Time 


To find a Professional Learning Centre near you, please click here.

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