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Sport and Activity Leaders (Level 2 BTEC Technical Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to embark on a career in the sport, leisure or fitness industry. This is a practical, hands-on qualification designed to prepare you for employment in the sport, fitness and leisure industry.

You’ll learn about a range of different sports and about the many career options within the sport and leisure industry. The focus of the course is on sports leadership and includes building a portfolio of evidence with external exams as part of the assessment structure.

You can expect practical lessons at our Basford campus and a range of external sport facilities in Nottingham. We have excellent links with local sports facilities and local professional sports teams to maximise your study opportunities. You’ll get to enjoy learning and playing sport in a fun and friendly environment with experienced coaches and tutors.

You could also join one of our Sport Academies while studying on this course. Read more about the Sport Academies here.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000220 / Q001287

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport and Activity Leaders

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

Assessment

You will be assessed throughout the course including; practical tasks, fitness tasks and projects. You will also be asked to support these tasks with a record of evidence.

Progression

Choose to follow with a Level 3 programme in one of Nottingham College’s exciting sports pathways or you could also apply for one of the many apprenticeships available through Nottingham College. Alternatively you could seek employment within a wide range of roles in the sport, fitness and leisure industry.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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