Course Code: TS1FE32 Sport - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 02 Sep 2024 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryWant to work in the sport and leisure industry - whether in a voluntary capacity or as a career? This course will move you closer towards your goals. Practical and hands-on, the course develops skills in nutrition and healthy exercise, with an optional unit allowing you to specialise in the pathway of your choice. You will also gain an understanding of how and where to access available sporting opportunities. At the end of the course, successful candidates will have an industry-recognised qualification, equipping them to work in a multitude of sport and leisure facilities. Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs grade 3 - 1 including English and Maths a successful interview with a tutor he ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course. Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Qualification ObtainedDiploma in Sport Industry Placement and Field TripsIf you are aged 16-18, you will need to spend at least 52 hours on work placement, when you will develop your skills in a realistic industry setting. You will need to find your own placement but we can support you in this. We also run exciting trips to places such as Chill Factor, National Citizen Service venues, Low Ropes and Go Ape. Learning and Teaching MethodsOur expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential. Whenever possible, tutors use demonstrations to allow you to develop your practical skills to best effect. There is also an emphasis on collaborative working, so you will spend much of your time participating in group work, presentations and practical sessions with your peers. E-learning is a key element of all our courses and we also use a range of on-line apps to support, enhance and motivate learning. Your tutors will support you with these technologies and also in preparing for examinations. You will spend 10.5 hours a week in class and you will also need to devote a minimum of 5 hours a week to independent study. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment MethodsThe course features the following mandatory units: Participating in Sport Introduction to Healthy Exercise and Nutrition Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise You will also choose from the following optional units to support your future progression and career: Sports Coaching Work Experience in the Sports Industry Development of Personal Fitness through Training Assessment for this qualification takes place through practical demonstrations and assignments, which will be set and verified externally, and assessed internally. Other Costs and Equipment NeededAll the equipment and resources you need for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Tuition Fees If you are 16 to 18, no course fees are payable. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: NCFE Regulatory Body: Ofsted Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Once you have successfully completed this course (and providing you have at least 95% attendance and have met your Target Grade) you can progress onto our Level 3 Diploma in Sport. This will enhance your employability further and provide access to exciting opportunities in coaching, fitness instruction, sports management, sports development, sports nutrition and teaching. On this course, you will undertake volunteering and develop your customer service skills, which will make you highly attractive to potential employers.