What I'll learn
You will gain basic knowledge and understanding about a wide range of topic areas, all of which are related to sport and leisure activities. 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 A* to C.
All the subjects you study will be 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. Extra qualifications you can achieve include NGB coaching sport leaders and first aid (level 1) and volunteering (level 2).
You will study functional skills and will also have the opportunity to retake a GCSE in either maths or English.
How I'll learn
On this diploma you will study through a mixture of theory and practical lessons. You will also have the opportunity to attend residential visits and day trips at an additional cost.
With further training or study you could go into careers such as sport, psychology, fitness, sport coaching and PE teaching. You could also progress onto the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science.
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.