Level 1 | Electively Home Educated

A perfect choice for those students who are passionate about staying active. You will develop knowledge and practical skills using a range of academic and physical methods focused around the sporting employment sector. Practical activities could include, Football, Rugby, racket sports, hiking, paddlesport, climbing and fitness development which will be embedded throughout the academic content. 

Course content

Units you will study in year 1: 

  • Playing Sport
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan

Units you will study in year 2:

  • Being Organised
  • Keeping Active & Healthy


Course details

Dates & Location

September 2024


2 year, part time (Introductory Award in year 1 and Introductory Certificate in year 2)

One day per week

Entry Requirements

Electively Home Educated 

  • Students must have been out of education and home schooled for at least 6 months prior to enrolling.
  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or older by 31st August of the year of applying.


Future Opportunities

  • Students usually come into college at age 14 and are on a two year programme. On successful completion of this they are then in a position to apply for a place on the 16+ full time study programmes.  Towards the end of the second year this is discussed with students as part of the progression tutorials.
  • On applying for a 16+ course students will be required to attend an interview for the course and will be processed as a new applicant.
  • Once students are a 16+ programme they are also in a position to apply for bursaries to support learning, travel etc. 

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