Introduction to Sport BTEC Certificate Level 1

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Transform your passion and enthusiasm for sport into a career with this exciting programme. You’ll take the first steps towards a career in the sport industry by covering topics like event management and sports coaching.

Course Information

Perfect for those who are keen to transform their passion for sport into a rewarding career, this course will help you gain a basic understanding of sports coaching. Combining both practical and theoretical units which will help to boost your confidence as well as your knowledge, you’ll have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills by organising your very own sports event from start to finish. You’ll also be able to take advantage of our industry links such as the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, which will give you a valuable insight into what it’s like to work in the industry and an understanding of what is expected of a professional coach.

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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 / Skills

  • Organise your very own sports event from start to finish
  • Gain a basic understanding of sports coaching
  • Develop a personal progression plan
  • Train to increase fitness levels

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required, however, you will be required to take qualifications in personal and social development, employability skills and a vocational qualification in English and maths. A personalised learning programme will be discussed at your interview.

Career Progression

Progression may include a Level 2 qualification, an apprenticeship or relevant employment.

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Course Details

Duration

1 Year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

12/09/2022

Course Code

77415-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts

Extra Curriculum

Take advantage of our exciting industry links with Firehouse Fitness, i2i Football Academy and Leeds Rhinos Foundation, to enjoy professional facilities and expert coaching.

Trips and Opportunities

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

School of Sport Science & Exercise
Leeds City College
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