Level 2 First Certificate in Sport

Level 2 First Certificate in Sport

  • Course Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees

Course Overview

The aim of this qualifications is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Sport sector. It will also give learners the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and skills in the Sport sector. Learners will also be supported to progress to specialised Level 3 qualifications in Sport, an Apprenticeship, or to enter employment in a wide range of job roles. Mandatory units of study include:

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise (externally assessed)
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance (externally assessed)

Option units of study may include:

  • The Sports Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Lifestyle and Well-being
  • Injury and the Sports Performer
  • The Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Profiling Sports Performance
  • Work Experience in Sport

As a Sport learner, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre, including 3G outdoor pitches, 3G indoor dome pitch, strength and conditioning gyms, 50 metre Olympic swimming pool and analysis rooms.

Course Overview

The aim of this qualifications is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Sport sector. It will also give learners the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and skills in the Sport sector. Learners will also be supported to progress to specialised Level 3 qualifications in Sport, an Apprenticeship, or to enter employment in a wide range of job roles. Mandatory units of study include:

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise (externally assessed)
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance (externally assessed)

Option units of study may include:

  • The Sports Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Lifestyle and Well-being
  • Injury and the Sports Performer
  • The Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Profiling Sports Performance
  • Work Experience in Sport

As a Sport learner, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre, including 3G outdoor pitches, 3G indoor dome pitch, strength and conditioning gyms, 50 metre Olympic swimming pool and analysis rooms.

3 GCSEs at Grade 3 to include English and/or maths (dependent upon the area of study).
or
Level 1 qualification at Merit plus a minimum Level 1 English and/or maths.

Learners with lower grades or relevant experience will be considered subject to additional advice and guidance from a member of the curriculum team.

Course Details

Length of study:
1 year

Starting:
September

Term dates

Study campus:
City & Alan Higgs Centre

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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