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Level 1 Diploma in Sport

Sport and Outdoor Activities
Sport and Outdoor Activities
Sport and Outdoor Activities

Designed for students who enjoy sport and fitness, as well as have the desire to improve their own personal fitness, this course focuses on the various aspects associated with working in the sport and leisure industry. You will benefit from a series of practical activities to help you develop a greater level of independence and learn the skills of effective communication, self-management and working safely. It is the ideal course for students with few formal qualifications, but who wish to study a vocationally relevant course.

A Sports Team and CACT Football Academy Course:

This course is linked to our Sports Teams and represents an exciting opportunity for aspiring sports professionals. Working with respected organisations, including Charlton Athletic Community Trust, our Sports Teams offer competitive fixtures, professional coaching and the opportunity to develop your skills further.

Course Duration:

Full Time

College Attendance:

1 year, 3-4 days a week.

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Content:

  • Functional skills/GCSE - English and Maths
  • How the Body Works
  • Physical Activities for Children
  • Taking Part in Sport
  • Working in Sport and Leisure
  • Assisting at a Sport or Active Leisure Event
  • Taking Part in Exercise and Fitness
  • Planning Own Fitness Program
  • Job Opportunities in Sport and Active
  • Leisure

Assessment Method:

Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, tests and practical observations.

Entry Requirements:

Minimum of 2 GCSEs at D - E / 3 – 2 Grade or equivalent (Entry level 3).

Applicants to this course who wish to join one of our Sports Teams will also, in addition to meeting the College entry criteria, need to fulfil any individual and league entry requirements relating to the sports teams.

Progression Routes:

Successful students can further enhance their skills by enrolling onto a Level 2 in Sport or, should they wish to, progress straight into the sport and leisure industry.

Additional Learning Opportunities:

Students may have the opportunity to undertake additional short qualifications as part of their course. These are designed to support future careers.

Specialist Equipment Needed:

In addition to standard college equipment, students will need appropriate sports clothing for practical activities.

Resources

  • Linkage with Charlton Athletic Community Trust
  • Football pitches prepared to FA competitive league standard
  • Planned 3G sports pitch
  • LTA approved tennis coaches
  • Gymnasium and sports hall
  • Outdoor netball and tennis courts
  • Treatment room
  • Fitness testing equipment

 

Industry Links

Students benefit from close ties with the Charlton Athletic, Tree-Jumpers and other local organisations.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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