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Level 1 Introductory Certificate Award in Sport

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Course Description

Are you looking to work in and around the sports industry? Our range of sport courses have been developed to meet the expanding employment opportunities within the industry including: health and fitness facilities, coaching/teaching, professional sport and performance analysis.

In addition to the above, Barrow Football Club and Rochdale Hornets all use our outstanding facilities as their training bases therefore highlighting that you will learn and develop in professional sports performance environments.

The majority of our students progress onto university and obtain a degree in a wide variety of sports related disciplines including sports psychology.

This course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

Qualifications

EDEXCEL Level 1 BTEC in Sport and Active Leisure

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required for this course.

If you have not attained GCSE grades 4-9 in English and Maths, you will automatically be enrolled in classes to work towards these qualifications at an appropriate level to suit your ability.

Details

These courses have been developed to meet the expanding employment opportunities within the Sports and Fitness industries including: health and fitness facilities, coaching/teaching, professional sport and performance. This course includes a combination of practical and written assignments with no examination.

Topics on this course include:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
  • Sports coaching
  • Practical team sports
  • Sports nutrition
  • Psychology for sports performance
  • Fitness training and programming
  • Sports leadership
  • Organising sports events
  • Injury in sport

Work Experience

There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course however, you will obtain the skills and knowledge that you need in order to progress into employment in the Sports industry.

Progression

Upon completion of this course, you can progress onto the Level 2 Sport qualification where you will learn at a higher level and attain a higher value qualification.

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