Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Sport

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Sport

Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Sport

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Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

Course Structure

You will be studying:

  • BTEC Entry Level 3 Award in Sport & Active Leisure
  • Active IQ Level 1 Award in Assisting Health-Related Activity Sessions

You will also take part in a work placement, community fundraising projects and other enrichment activities and you will spend one day a week in the Sports department.

You will be assessed by building a portfolio of work.

You will be able to progress onto the Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Sport.


A successful interview with an admissions tutor.

No course fees

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

Study campus:
City & Alan Higgs Centre

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 1

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

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