You should have 4 GCSE grades 9-2 or A* - F or equivalent, this should include English and maths. You must also have a keen interest in Sport and the Sport industries
Level 1 sport provides a foundation into the sport and leisure industry, covering ten different topics throughout the year. This provides the pathway and progression route to level 2 sport, level 3 sport (years 1 and 2) or the personal training course.
How will I learn?
Over the course of the year students will cover topics which will help with transferable skills as well as specific sports-based learning. These units are as followed: being organised, developing a personal progression plan, working with others, researching a topic, contributing to running a sports event, playing sport, training for fitness, assisting in a sports activity, how exercise affects the body, coaching skills in sport.
How will I be assessed?
As we know a lot of students come to college potentially lacking in confidence, we ensure our assessment methods are varied and accommodating to all. Main assessments will be through means of; posters, written descriptions, powerpoint presentations and practical assessments.
Equipment and other costs
T-shirt for work experience.
What additional work outside of college will I need to do?
You will need to complete work experience throughout the year, some of these opportunities may be on a day that you are not timetabled to be here. On occasion you may be asked to prepare something at home and to complete any assignments which havent been finalised at college.
Do I need to find a work placement? Do I need a DBS?
At level 1 you are not required to find a work placement or DBS.
What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?
The majority of student have progressed onto level 2 sport, others have gone to apprenticeships or employment.
What are the expected employment sectors for this course?
The sport and leisure industry.