Apply From: 14th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 23rd of March 2020
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Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs grade E (grade 2) or above including English. You will also need to provide a good school report/reference. If you do not have any formal qualifications but have appropriate experience you may be accepted on the basis of a successful interview.

Who is the course for

This Foundation Level course is for those interested in a sport or fitness related career, or keen to progress into a coaching environment and develop new skills.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Working with others
  • Researching a topic
  • How exercise effects the body
  • Training for fitness
  • Playing sport
  • Coaching skills in sport
  • Assisting in a sports activity
  • Contributing to running a sports event

You will also study the 1st for Sport Level 1 Award in Principles of Coaching qualification.

You may also have the opportunity to take various Level 1 coaching qualifications (at an additional cost).

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work and practical sessions. The course has a high practical element.

How is the course assessed

Assignments throughout the course include reports, projects, presentations, practical work, oral work and time constrained assignments.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport or apprenticeships in a sporting capacity such at fitness instructing or activity leadership.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a leisure centre attendant, assistant sports coach or play worker in an after school club.