Activity Leadership

NVQ Certificate , Level 2
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What Our Students Say

“The thing I like most about the course is training in the gym and getting to know about the clients and how to professionally work with them more. When you go out there in the real world it shows you how you need to like evolve around each client, how you need to learn from the clients and how you need to adapt for them.”


Did you know!

  • By 2024, the sports coaching, sports instructing, and sports officials sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)

Course Information


Chase a career in leadership and coaching with this exciting programme. This course covers multiple aspects of sports coaching such as planning and leading activity sessions and championing the work of your professional team and organisation.

Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits and skills

  • Lead activity sessions to develop fitness.
  • Enable disabled people to take part in activities.
  • Encourage equality and diversity in active leisure and recreation.
  • Strengthen your employability skills such as leadership and organisation.
  • Entry requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 including English and ideally maths or equivalent.

    Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

    Progression may include a level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

    Course details

    Duration: 1 year
    Start Date: 09/09/2024
    Fees (16-18): No fee
    Study Type: Full time
    Course Code: 74901-01

    Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

    Employment Statistics

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