Level One BTEC Diploma in an Introduction to Sport
This course provides a basic introduction to working in the sector and offers opportunities for accessing further study, such as the Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport. It is a practical and work-related course.
What will I study?
You will complete a number of units which are chosen from the following:
- Taking part in sport
- Improving your fitness
- Risks and hazards in sport and active leisure
- How the body works
- Planning your own fitness programme
- Working in sport and active leisure
- Job opportunities in sport and active leisure
- Self assessment
- Career progression
How will I be assessed?
This course is assessed practically and through written coursework. Coursework and practical assessments are based on realistic workplace situations.
- A minimum of two GCSEs
- Or Skills for Life qualification
- Or entry level three qualification
Interviews for full time courses starting in September are postponed, but don't worry - applicants will instead be given a formal offer of a place on a suitable course. Other entry requirements still apply.
Where you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course you will be accepted.
Where you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, we guarantee you a place on a suitable alternative. See How to Apply for further details.
This course will enable entry to the Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport or Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Public Services and will give you an insight into knowledge of the sport and leisure industry.
All study programmes contain English and maths elements.
You will undertake work experience as part of this programme
For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.