Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport

Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport

Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport

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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


3 GCSEs at Grade 3 to include English and/or maths (dependent upon the area of study).
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 Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

Study campus:
City & Alan Higgs Centre

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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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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