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Level 1 in Sport & Active Leisure

Cambridge Regional College
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1 year
Full time
Cambridge
Professional Training

Course description

Level 1 in Sport & Active Leisure

This one-year course explores a basic understanding of working in the sports sector. You will undertake a variety of units covering specialist areas, providing you with the knowledge and skills to progress with your studies or move into emplyment within the industry at an entry level.

Suitability - Who should attend?

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above, general education and an active interest in the Sport & Active Leisure Industry. Also, good attendance and conduct record and completion of a fitness test. In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview. In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Employability skills gained on a Level 1 Sport Studies course include:

  • Being able to assist with the planning and leadership of sport and leisure activities for children.
  • The structure and function of the body systems and the importance of nutrition.
  • Rights and Responsibilities in the sports industry.
  • How to gain a job within the sports industry.
  • The risks and hazards and safe practice within the sports industry.
  • Improving your own fitness
  • Understand the positive effects regular exercise has on physical, mental, emotional well-being

Training Course Content

Module 1

  • Investigating Roles and responsibilities at work
  • Job Opportunities in Sport & Active Leisure
  • How the body works
  • Taking part in exercise and fitness

Module 2

  • Working in Sport & Active Leisure
  • Managing health at work
  • Risks and Hazards in Sport & Active Leisure
  • Planning own fitness programmes

Module 3

  • Sport & Active Leisure Group project
  • Physical activities for Children
  • Leading a Sport & Active Leisure activity

Continuing Studies

This course may allow you to progress on to studying for BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport. The course enables you to prepare for work or further study.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...


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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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