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Key details

Attendance Full time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWL1SPORT
Awarding Body Pearson
Level BTEC Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This hands-on qualification is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sector. Learning will be encouraged through participation in a wide range of sport and active leisure activities. The course will also focus on improving the learner’s physical fitness, understanding how to plan and deliver sports and training sessions and visiting sporting establishments around the UK to speak with professionals in related jobs.

What you'll study

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops and presentations alongside independent student research. You will develop skills using up to date sports research and practice. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

This Level 1 Award in sports qualification is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study. The Certificate offers a basic introduction to the sports and leisure sector and provides learners with the opportunity to develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills related to the study of sport and leisure in order for them to progress to further learning.

The course is based on a programme of study which consists of:

  • The Vocational qualification itself
  • A City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
  • English and Maths
  • A tutorial programme
  • Work experience.

Learners will study three core Employability units and two sector specific units over the duration of the course.

City & Guild Employability Award: Career planning and making applications, Keeping Safe, Stress Management, Team working.

Level 1 Sport & Active Leisure: Training for Fitness, developing a progression plan, contributing to running a sporting event and keeping active and healthy.

  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops and presentations alongside independent student research. You will develop skills using up to date sports research and practice. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

  • This Level 1 Award in sports qualification is designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study. The Certificate offers a basic introduction to the sports and leisure sector and provides learners with the opportunity to develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills related to the study of sport and leisure in order for them to progress to further learning.

    The course is based on a programme of study which consists of:

    • The Vocational qualification itself
    • A City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
    • English and Maths
    • A tutorial programme
    • Work experience.

    Learners will study three core Employability units and two sector specific units over the duration of the course.

  • City & Guild Employability Award: Career planning and making applications, Keeping Safe, Stress Management, Team working.

    Level 1 Sport & Active Leisure: Training for Fitness, developing a progression plan, contributing to running a sporting event and keeping active and healthy.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Level 1: You should have a keen interest in sport and achieved a minimum 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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