Sport - Level 2
Course Code: TS1FE32
If you're keen to become more involved in the sport and leisure industry, whether on a voluntary basis or as a career, this course will move you closer towards your goals. Practical and hands-on, the course develops skills in nutrition and healthy exercise, with an optional unit allowing you to specialise in the pathway of your choice. You will also gain an understanding of how and where to access available sporting opportunities. At the end of the course, successful candidates will have an industry-recognised qualification, equipping them to work in a multitude of sport and leisure facilities.
A range of GCSE’s mainly at D with ideally 2 C’s or equivalent (BTEC Extended Certificate). Alternatively, you may have achieved a suitable Level 1 Qualification.
If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential.
Whenever possible, tutors use demonstrations to allow you to develop your practical skills to best effect. There is also an emphasis on collaborative working, so you will spend much of your time participating in group work, presentations and practical sessions with your peers.
E-learning is a key element of all our courses and we also use a range of on-line apps to support, enhance and motivate learning. Your tutors will support you with these technologies and also in preparing for examinations.
You will spend 10.5 hours a week in class and you will also need to devote a minimum of 5 hours a week to independent study.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.