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.
No specific qualifications are required to do this course. You'll just need a suitable reference, with an average attendance of 95% or higher at school.
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".