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Bradford College

Entry Level 3 Sports and Public Services

Subject Area
Sports & Fitness, Uniformed and Protective Services
Qualification Gained
City & Guilds Entry Level 3 Introduction to Sports and Public Services
Study Level
Entry Level, Entry Level 3
1 year Full-time
Start Date
Study Mode


This course is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in both the sports and public services sector. These industries have a focus on positive community participation and fitness, which students will be encouraged to demonstrate through participation in a wide range of sport and active leisure activities.

The course also provides learners with the opportunity to develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills related to the study of sports or the public services, in order for them to progress to further learning and specialism at level 1 and 2.

  Key Info

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

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of practical workshops, classroom sessions and presentations alongside independent student research. You will develop skills such as teamwork and leadership and develop practical skills and improve fitness.  Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

City & Guild Employability Award:

  • Safe learning in the Workplace
  • Careers Candidate Project
  • Interview skills

Sports & Public services topics covered: 

  • Sports Leadership
  • How the body works
  • Introduction to the Public Sector
  • Planning a Public Event

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. You should have keen interest in sports and/or public services and be able to maintain high levels of attendance.

English and/or Maths 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.

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

30 hours of relevant experience of work are included in the course.

Successful completion of the course can help you embark on a career in a Sports and Public Services related area. The subject can be the beginning of the journey to your career in Sports and/or Public Services, such as becoming a Personal Trainer, Teaching and Education, Healthcare and Emergency Services.


If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.

Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement.

When you sign forms and accept a place at the College, you agree to abide by College rules and any changes made to them, and accept that we have the right to reject applicants. You also accept that there are certain circumstances that could prevent us from providing some services or programmes. These are: changes in Government funding policy, low class numbers; severe weather conditions; severe damage to buildings; circumstances which may affect the health and safety of staff and/or students, or any other relevant circumstances outside the reasonable control of the College. In these cases, we reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service.



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