1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Physical Activity and Sport within the School Environment

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Park Lane Campus - A Block

Contribute to sports teaching with our Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport qualification. This qualification provides guidance on how to contribute to a PESS programme as a sports leader, coach, and teaching assistant. You will lead physical education and school sport activities while implementing principles of inclusion.


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

  • Lead physical education and school sport activities.
  • Promote inclusion in physical education and school sport.
  • Understand key legislation relevant to physical education and school sport.
  • Ensure principles of inclusion in physical education and school sport.
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 2/3 including English and ideally maths or equivalent.

    Career Progression

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

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


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

    Labour Market

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

    Student Testimonial

    “I originally trialled for the Under 19s Academy at Leeds Rhinos and got into the squad. I trained there for a few months and the women’s team invited us for a few training sessions. From those training sessions, I was soon promoted to the women’s squad... “My ambition is to continue representing my country at future games. Leeds City College is helping me achieve my goals which I am grateful for.” - Caitlin Beevers, Sport and Exercise Sciences student.
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