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Sport and Active Leisure Level 1

Course title: Sport and Active Leisure Level 1 Course level: Level 1
Qualification: BTEC Certificate Awarding body: Pearson Education Ltd.
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2019 - 2020
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: One year
Venue: Broad Oak Centre


Our sport and active leisure level one course will provide you with an opportunity to focus on the development of personal skills, functional skills, and wider skills in a very supportive environment. This is an extremely practical course that will see you try a large range of sport and fitness activities.

Modules and units

Your academic programme will see you complete the BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure, in this you will complete modules such as:

  • How the body works
  • Assisting an event
  • Planning a fitness programme.

Alongside this you will be encouraged to attend workshops and masterclasses provided by a range of sporting professionals.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs at grades 2 or 3 or equivalent and a college interview.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a varied and creative manner. Throughout the year you will develop your writing, presentation and practical skills through a range of tasks and assessments.

Progression and employment

With successful completion of this course you may want to continue onto the NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport. Alternatively, it provides a good foundation for working life in coaching, fitness centres, local community and outdoor centres.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online, call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

This course will provide you with access to the full college enrichment programme and opportunity to take part in inter-college multi-sport tournaments. You will also be involved in promoting and leading sport in the local communities utilising our strong links to local primary schools.

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email

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