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Study mode Full Time
Level 1
Duration 36 weeks
Subject Sport & Leisure
Suitable for 16-18
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Sport, Fitness and Active Leisure is designed around practical skills and tasks that place an emphasis on students demonstrating what they can do rather than what they know in theory.

As part of the study programme, you will conduct a one-week work placement in a sport or leisure environment, study English and math, participate in a range of sports enrichment activities and represent the college teams through Cricket, Football, Pan-disability Football, Futsal, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Table Tennis.

Furthermore, this course gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills in order to complete tasks and demonstrate a level of achievement that enables them to progress to further learning. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to a practical work setting. Assignments will also be completed in relation to your work placement.

Course content

This sport study programme supports student's that are interested in a pathway to Sport, Fitness and Active Leisure. The programme prepares you for a range of skills in job roles related to Sports Coaching both team and individual, Sports Physiotherapy and Talent Development.

Delivery consists of:

  • Working in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Taking Part in Exercise and Fitness
  • Components and Functions of the Body in Physical Activity
  • Planning a Healthy Diet
  • Assisting a Leader of Sports or Active Leisure Activities to Plan and Deliver an Activity
  • Risks and Hazards in Sport and Active Leisure

Qualifications on completion

  • Certificate in Sport
  • Fitness and Active Leisure

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3-2, including English language, literature and Math or an Entry level 3 qualification in English and Math


Progression on to Sport and Active Leisure Level 2.

Fees and funding

This course is free for students aged 16-18. The course fee for adults (19+) is £362 plus £105 exam fee.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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Course code PR000832
Start date 04 Sep 2023
Location East Ham Campus
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