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Sport Level 2 Extended Certificate

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Do you have thoughts of working in the sports and leisure industry? Our course prepares you for employment in places such as leisure centres, fitness studios and retail sports outlets.

This course will also support you to develop the leadership, organisation and communication skills that are essential for a career in sports and leisure.

What I'll learn

You will learn about a range of subjects linked to sport, such as nutrition for sport performance, practical sport, sport psychology, health and safety and injuries, fitness for sport performance and the body in sport. 

This course will help you to develop the leadership, organisation and communication skills that are essential in the leisure industry.

The BTEC Sport Level 2 Diploma is a nationally-recognised qualification which is equivalent to four GCSEs at grades 4–9 (A* to C).

Extra qualifications you can achieve include NGB coaching sport leaders and first aid (Level 1) and volunteering (Level 2). You will also study functional skills and will have the opportunity to retake your GCSEs in maths or English.

 

How I'll learn

You will be assessed continuously throughout the programme and will be given ongoing feedback.

Your assessments will be written, practical and verbal and give you every opportunity to achieve the maximum grade available.

Some of the additional qualifications may be assessed through theory and practical examinations.

 

How I'll be assessed

You will be assessed continuously throughout the programme and will be given ongoing feedback. Your assessments will be written, practical and verbal and give you every opportunity to achieve the maximum grade available. Some of the additional qualifications may be assessed through theory and practical examinations.

 

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (including English & maths) and/or a completed Level 1 award.

If you are interested in a Level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an assessment.

All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

 

How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  1. Register for our online service and verify your account
  2. Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs). 
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.