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Level 2 First Certificate in Sport

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Course Description

These courses are for students who want to work in junior managerial positions in the sport industry, become sports coaches, or who wish to progress into Higher Education in a degree related to sport. Our courses have been developed to meet the expanding employment opportunities within the industry including: health and fitness facilities, coaching/teaching, professional sport and performance.


Qualifications

Level 2 First Certificate in Sport


Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D/3 or above including English and mathematics.

Details

This course has 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. Combination of practical and written assignments with no examination. There will be a placement in the second year of the course which students must perform well in as part of the pass criteria.

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, students obtain the skills and knowledge that they need in order to progress into a career in the Sports industry.

Progression

Upon completion of this course students can progress onto the Level 3 Sport qualification where they will learn at a higher level and attain a higher value qualification.

Some students may wish to pursue employment, this qualification can allow access to roles such as coaching, leisure work and sport development.

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