Introduction to Sport Certificate Level 1

Introduction to Sport Certificate Level 1

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Introduction to Sport Certificate Level 1

Are you passionate about sports and can see yourself making a career out of it? This course is an amazing introduction to turning what you love into a job.

With a mixture of practical and theory units, this introductory course aims to develop your readiness for work. It will improve your knowledge and understanding of sport, as well as your personal and social confidence.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code 74900-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+: £1,205

What you learn

Course themes:

• Organising a sports event

• Training for fitness

• Coaching sport

• Being organised in sport

• Developing a personal progression plan

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop a wide range of skills that will benefit you in a career in sport. These will include:

  • communication
  • organisation
  • leadership
  • teamwork
  • presenting
  • researching
  • officiating


How you will be assessed

  • Written reports
  • Presentations
  • Examination
  • Video evidence
  • Interviews
  • Blog and Diary Entries
  • Practical Demonstrations


Entry requirements

Students wishing to enrol to a Level 1 programme will come with a range of qualifications which could include GCSEs, units of qualifications already taken or have few or no qualifications.

All students on Level 1 programmes will be required to take qualifications in Personal and Social Development, Employability Skills, a vocational qualification and Maths and English. Each student will be invited to an interview where a personalised learning programme can be discussed and agreed.

In all cases offers will be subject to interview/transition gateway and a positive reference from school/tutor
All applicants must have a genuine interest in working in sport, be prepared to participate in physical activities, work in a team, overcome personal challenges and have an enthusiastic approach to learning.

Further information

To work with children (under 18) or vulnerable adults students you will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application. The college will organise this for you, but you may have to pay. The estimated cost of the check is £44. Full details regarding payment and documents required will be provided prior to enrolment.

There is the opportunity to be involved in the Colleges Sports Academies and there will be a number of residential trips taking place throughout the year.

Where is this course delivered

This course is delivered at our Park Lane Campus.

What's next

A pass in this course and an improvement in English and Maths can lead onto a level 2 programme including; Sport Studies, Operational Services or Fitness Instructors in the Sports Department. Students can also apply for a level two programme in different department in college. Students may also progress onto an apprenticeship.

Campus Locations

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
West Yorkshire
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite

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