Introduction to Sport BTEC Certificate Level 1
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.
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.
Who is this course for?
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
Career ProgressionProgression may include a Level 2 qualification, an apprenticeship or relevant employment.
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Jobs in this sectorLive data from the DoE's LMI API
Sports and leisure assistantsAverage Salary
123Jobs in the next 3 years.1%
Sports coaches, instructors and officialsAverage Salary
701Jobs in the next 3 years.1%
Leisure and sports managersAverage Salary
1282Jobs in the next 3 years.2%
Chief executives and senior officialsAverage Salary
3334Jobs in the next 3 years.4%
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Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c.Average Salary
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Natural and social science professionals n.e.c.Average Salary
1179Jobs in the next 3 years.3%
Actors, entertainers and presentersAverage Salary
339Jobs in the next 3 years.1%
Take advantage of our exciting industry links with Firehouse Fitness, i2i Football Academy and Leeds Rhinos Foundation, to enjoy professional facilities and expert coaching.
By 2024, the sports coaching, sports instructing, and sports officials sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)