Keeping Active – Develop your confidence and team work through sport

What is the aim of the course?

Use of exercise and sport to support well-being and re-engagement in learning

Who is this course for?

  • Liverpool adults aged 19 or above who declare a mild or moderate learning difficulty and/or disability.
  • Unemployed adults, those on limited contracts or at risk of redundancy.

Prior qualifications needed for this course


Before I start the course I must be able to:

Be prepared to take part in exercise and sport

Is there a follow on course I can take once I have finished?

Personal development, sports and leisure courses. Volunteering in a sports setting or sports event and First Aid, Safeguarding or NGB courses.

What would a typical session look like?

  • Warm up and cool down
  • Health and safety in sport
  • Learn the basics and play some of the following indoor sports-badminton, boccia, kwik cricket, short tennis, poly bat etc.
  • Other team sports/disability sports can be played dependent on group interests.

How will I know that I am progressing?

Each learner will have a Personal Progress Diary which he or she will update briefly during each session.  In addition to this your tutor will give you regular updates on your progress both verbally and in written feedback

At the end of the course you will have a better understanding of the following objectives:

  • Health & Safety, Safeguarding and First aid in sport
  • How sport can help improve confidence and team work
  • Explore volunteering opportunities in sport or sports related events, with the possibility of courses for officials or referees.

Is there anything which I will need to buy or provide during the course?

Wear sports clothing or loosely fitting clothes warm enough for the weather, indoor trainers and a water bottle.

How long is the course?

10 weeks

How do I join?

Call 0151 733 7255 or



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This course is funded by Liverpool Adult Learning Services (ALS) who work in partnership with subcontractors to deliver, accessible, high quality, adult learning opportunities for the people of Liverpool.

ALS are part of Liverpool City Council who receive their funding for local education from the Education & Skills Funding Agency.

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