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Sports Fitness 7
Level 1



1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2024





This foundation course will equip you with key industry skills, knowledge and behaviours for future study or employment in the sports industry.

You will learn to be organised, work with others and demonstrate key teamworking and problem-solving skills through adventurous activities with your peers.

There are also elements of fitness, how exercise affects the body, and planning and delivering an event to help support you develop your confidence.

You will need to have GCSE Maths, English Language and two additional subjects at grade 2 (E) or above.

As part of the application process you will also be asked to explain why you want to study this course, so that we can ensure any course offer made aligns to your career goals.

On completing the Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Sport, you can progress to Level 2 - Leading Children’s Sports Activities - a practical and "hands on" course that is a stepping stone for employment within schools or sports coaching industry.

Other options are to go into the apprenticeship route and become a Community Activity Coach Level 2 or a Leisure Team Member in a leisure centre. Both of these fall within the technical occupations and provide further progression to Level 3 apprenticeships as well, and are a good starting point for anyone looking to "earn and learn".

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.