Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above including English. You will also need to provide an excellent school report/ reference.

Who is the course for

This Intermediate 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:

  • Leading sport safely and effectively
  • Working in sport and activity leadership
  • Leading sport and physical activity
  • Coaching sport
  • Developing skills for sport and activity leadership
  • Leading different groups
  • Delivering a sports activity event

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

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate, however high achievers (merit/distinction) may progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma/ Extended Diploma in Sport. You can also go onto an apprenticeship in sports development or fitness instructing/ personal training.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a leisure attendant, assistant fitness instructor and other roles in the health and fitness industry.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

You can enrol straight away by one of the methods below. You do not need to complete an application form.

  • By telephone - call 01895 853333 to enrol using your Visa, MasterCard, Visa Debit, Maestro or Delta card.
  • In person – come along to the Uxbridge Campus. We are open Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm. Please remember to bring your payment with you as you will need to pay your fees when you enrol.
Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00