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|Introduction||This one-year programme is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in the health & fitness, leisure and sports sectors. It is also a route for progression to a level 2 qualification such as the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport or the NVQ Level 2 Football Coaching and Instructing.|
|Study Outline||The course has ten units over one year. The subjects you will study are:
Job Opportunities in Sport & Active Leisure - An investigation of jobs and organisations in the sport and leisure industries.
Working in the Sport & Active Leisure - Gain an understanding of what it is like to start work. You will also undertake a programme of work experience.
How the Body Works - You will find out more about the body and how fitness and lifestyle can affect it.
|Entry Requirements||Students with E, F and G Grades at GCSE are invited to apply.|
|Equipment||You will need indoor and outdoor sports kit/footwear|
|Attendance||One year, full-time.|
|Assessment||This programme consists of ten continuously assessed units. In addition there will be opportunities to play for College sports teams. The course also provides the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, teamwork and working with others through residential and other experiences.|
|Progression||After successful completion (with Merit grades), you may go on to a Level 2 qualification such as the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport or the NVQ Level 2 in Football Coaching & Instructing. Alternatively you can obtain employment in the sports industry.|
|Qualification||BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport & Active Leisure|
|Level||Level 1 |
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||N|