Sport Diploma level 2
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
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This one-year programme introduces you to the sports industry and develops the practical skills necessary for successful employment in a range of sport and leisure facilities. This qualification will allow you to develop your theoretical knowledge in a range of sport subjects and is the ideal qualification for those looking to progress onto a level 3 sports qualification. If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven�t already achieved a grade 4/C or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme as part of the course offer.
This qualification will provide you with a wide range of knowledge in a range of sport subjects to develop the skills required to work within the sports industry. Units of study include: fitness in sport, anatomy and physiology, practical sports performance and leading a sports event. This qualification includes units in both sports fitness and sports coaching, providing an option of progression onto either the level 3 Foundation Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development or the level 3 Foundation Diploma in Sport and Fitness upon completion.
How will it be delivered?
Your assessment on this course will take place using a variety of internal assessment methods such as presentations, practical activity, leaflets, posters and written assignment work.
Standard entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate 90% attendance. A GCSE in English and maths at grade 3 (D) or above is required, along with another two GCSE subjects at Grade 3 (D) or above would be an advantage.
Consideration will be given to all applicants over the age of 19, who do not hold formal English and maths qualifications. Progression will also be offered to students holding a BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in a relevant subject.
Your next steps...
Students can progress onto the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Sport and Fitness or the BTEC Foundation Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development following the successful completion of this course. These courses focus on developing the skills required to follow the pathway into the Sports and Fitness or Sports Coaching industries. Optional progression include sports related employment or apprentices for those over the age of 19 years.