The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of the active leisure and Uniiformed Public Servises sector and to explain the links between activity and better health, demonstrating the opportunities within daily life to become more active. Learners are provided with the opportunity to experience working in the active leisure sector and developing their employability skills which is critical to aiding their chances of gaining and sustaining employment in the short, medium and long term. Learners are also provided with the knowledge and skills to be able to assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of safe and effective sport and physical activity sessions. This course serves as a porgression onto the Sport & Fitness or Uniformed Public Services Level 2 pathways.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

.... progress at The College to a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Fitness or Uniformed Public Services or other related Level 2 course at the College.

What jobs can I get? 

Leisure Industry, Uniformed Public Services

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to achieve GCSEs grades D-G including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

You will need to undertake a minimum of 5 days work experience with a local employer in order to pass the course.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
FAL1FD001C 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

Introduction to study, Developing personal confidence and self awareness, improving fitness, taking part in sport, personal budgeting and mopney management, how the body works, participating in leisure activities and the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

You will also need to study Maths and English if you havent already passed them.

More info

Start Day/Time 

September start

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1

Awarding Body 

Ascentis

Curriculum Area 

Sixth Form and Service Industries - Public Services

More about the course 

All students studying sports/fitness courses will have access to our excellent facilities and use of our new CrossFit facility. This is the first official CrossFit affiliated gym in the UK at an educational facility and is aimed at promoting functional movement that is constantly varied and high intensity. Click here for more information on our facilities Arbitrium CrossFit

You will also have the opportunity to complete your First Aid training.

Specialist Resources

You will need appropriate sports kit.  

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1

Awarding Body 

Ascentis