Sport and Physical Activity Certificate Level 1 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with an understanding of the active leisure sector and to explain the links between activity and better health, demonstrating the opportunities within daily life to become more active.

You will be provided with the opportunity to experience working in the active leisure sector and develop your employability skills, which is critical to aiding your chances of gaining and sustaining employment in the short, medium and long term. You will also be provided with the knowledge and skills to assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of safe and effective sport and physical activity sessions.

You must complete nine mandatory units including:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of active, healthy living
  • Exploring personal health and fitness
  • Planning and delivery of sport/physical activity
  • Employability in the active leisure sector

Assessment Methods

Assessment takes place throughout the course and includes projects, practical demonstrations or assignments and a portfolio of evidence.

Progression Options

On successful completion you could progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Sport or Level 2 Diploma in Health & Fitness.

Course Summary

Course Title Sport and Physical Activity Certificate Level 1
Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, but it would be advantageous if you had GCSEs in the 3 to 1 range or an Entry Level 3 qualification.

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