Sport, Fitness and Outdoor Adventure
BTEC Level 1 Diploma
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This course incorporates a range of physical activities, so you’ll need to be enthusiastic and willing to join in a variety of fitness, outdoor and sports pursuits, as well as complete classroom work.
Over the year you’ll engage with a range of different exercise challenges in order to improve your fitness. You’ll also develop work-related skills including team-building and work on identifying, researching and discussing a project area of your choice.
The programme enables you to become involved with assisting at a sport or active leisure event. In addition, you’ll study how the body works, how to manage your personal health at work and participate in many different sports.
Mainly E grade GCSEs or an entry level qualification.
On this course you will study:
- Taking part in exercise and fitness
- Planning a fitness programme
- Working in sport and active leisure
- Working in a team
- Individual project
- Assisting at a sport or active leisure event
- Taking part in sport
- Job opportunities in sport and active leisure
- How the body works
- Managing your own health at work
- Assisting a leader of sports to plan and deliver an activity
You will also study:
- Functional skills in English and Mathematics
The course will be taught in the classroom and in practical sessions in the gym, studio, sports hall and outdoors. The majority of lessons which take place in the classroom will allow coursework to be completed.
The course is 100% coursework. In addition you will sit assessments during and at the end of the year in Functional Skills English and Maths.
You will need to bring your own sports kit every day.
I got into both of the Universities I wanted to. It happens so fast and it’s an amazing feeling when you think that all of the work you’ve done has paid off in the best way possible.Anton Sukhorukov, A Level student
South Downs College is a bright and happy place, everyone is kind and friendly to each other.Megan Hall, A Level student
The teaching has been really good, I’ve loved all of my teachers, they’ve all been really nice and supportive.Jodie Hook
To reapply to South Downs College you will need to achieve in each unit and be supported by a suitable tutor report. You will then have the option to apply for one on the following; BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport, NCFE Level 2 Diploma Working in the Sport, CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Health, Fitness and Exercise Instructing, BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure or employment in the fitness and leisure industry.