Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure (58763)

What topics are covered by the course?

What you will study

Subjects include: Well-being and Physical Fitness, Personal Effectiveness, Employment Opportunities for Sport and Leisure, Practical Sport, Sports Coaching, and Healthy Body.

Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.

Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.


Your Course Structure

This course is an excellent mix of classroom based sessions as well as practical activities both on site and through regular visits to other facilities. Many of the classroom sessions also have practical elements to them.


How you will learn

Through class work, team sports/activities and other practicals, visits and outdoor activities.

Who should attend?

Entry Requirements
3 GCSEs at A*-G (or new grade 9-1)

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further study

Level 2 qualifications in Sport or Exercise and Fitness at Wakefield College. Other related Level 2 qualifications at Wakefield College or at other establishments.

Career opportunities

This course is the first step for those who are interested in developing skills relevant for a career within the sport and fitness sector

How will I be assessed?

Through a portfolio of work and written or practical assignments.

Venue Wakefield City Campus, Lightwaves Sports Centre Programme Level Level 1
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Duration One year
Start Date September
Day/Evening Day
Awarding Body Edexcel/BTEC

Guide Price: Please contact us for details.

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Sport & Recreation »
Duration: 1 year
Qualification: Level 1 Diploma

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This course is conducted at:

  • Thornes Park Campus

    Thornes Park Campus

    Wakefield College
    Thornes Park Campus
    Thornes Park
    Wakefield

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