Throughout this course, you will gain an insight into the sport and fitness industry and develop essential skills such as communication, leadership, self-management and teamwork.

You will experience a variety of sports to enhance your fitness such as football, netball, tennis, badminton and athletics.

There will also be an opportunity to work with local primary schools to create fun and engaging sport sessions.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

This course will take place at our Main Campus, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 3SD.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Sports coaching
  • Developing sporting skills and tactical awareness
  • Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition
  • Planning and preparing wellbeing activities and fitness sessions
  • Leading wellbeing activities and fitness sessions

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of practicals, written and oral questions, assignment work, observation and tests.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English or maths.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2024), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon completion, you could progress on to the level 3 Certificate/Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity to advance your skills and knowledge.

Are you ready to apply?

Simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

Ref: Michael Halliday