Certificate in Sport L1 (full time)


If you are looking to improve your knowledge within the Sport & Leisure industry then here is the place to start. This course can provide the skills required to give you a basic knowledge base for working in the Sports Industry. While on the course you are given the opportunity to learn how to coach a wide range of sports and / or safely prepare a fitness session within the College fitness suite. You also get the chance to organise events for local Primary schools to come and visit the college and take part in various sports.

Course requirements

  • Three GCSEs at E-G including maths and English
  • Alternative qualifications will be considered
  • An interest in Sport and Leisure is required
  • An interview and short assessment

What will I do?

You will be able practice your skills in our purpose built sports hall covering topics such as: – Working safely in Sport and Active Leisure – Understanding the Active Leisure and Learning Sector Components and Functions of the body in Physical Activity – Assist in the Planning, Delivery and Evaluation of Sporting Activities – Improving Personal Exercise and Fitness – People skills in Sport and Active Leisure. You will also take part in work placement / experience and enterprise activities. All of which will improve your employability skills.

What will it give me?

The course will prepare you for further learning or training and will develop your knowledge and skills in Sport and Leisure.

Materials needed

You will need to provide appropriate sportswear such as sports top, shorts, trousers and trainers. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a College-branded sports kit. (concessions may apply for students based on their personal circumstances). You will also be required to wear the appropriate kit if you want to participate in one of our Sports Academies (Football Academy, Rugby Academy, Table Tennis Academy, Street Dance Academy, Fitness Academy).

What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may progress onto the range of Level 2 Sport-related courses at College.

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