Level 1/2 First Award

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: 

  • Fitness for sport and exercise (external examination)
  • Practical sport performance
  • Applying principles of training
  • Leading sports activities

Entry Requirements:

School Students

  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or older by 31st August of the year of applying.
  • A service level agreement must be agreed and signed between the College and participating School before learners can be enrolled.
  • The school must be in agreement with the application and agree to pay the fees.

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.
Dates & Location:

September 2019

Duration:

1 year, part time (First award)

One day per week

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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