Sports Industry Skills (Children’s Sports Activities) Diploma Level 2 | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for anyone wanting an exciting and rewarding career in the sports, coaching and active leisure industries. You will develop an understanding of the benefits of regular participation in sport and physical activity, the many careers available for you to aspire towards, whilst also developing your coaching and leadership skills. The course involves various practical elements. A keen motivation to participate in a variety of sports is essential.

Topics may include:

  • Working in the sport and active leisure industry
  • Physical and sports education in school and community settings
  • Sports leadership
  • Working as a sports leader.

The course involves a mixture of theory and practical sessions relating to sport, coaching and active leisure, enabling you to develop a deeper understanding of this fascinating and ever-growing industry. It also includes a focus on work readiness and provides an opportunity to take part in the National Citizenship Service (NCS) Government project.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of coursework-based methods including observations, presentations, case studies and assignments. There are no exams.

Progression Options

The course intends to prepare you to progress on to the two-year Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Development. Alternatively, you will develop a range of employability skills enabling you to find employment within the sport and leisure industry or to progress into a suitable Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Sports Industry Skills (Children’s Sports Activities) Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need 5 GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range, with at least one at grade 4 or above, or an equivalent vocational qualification. You must have an enthusiasm and willingness to participate in sports and activities. Entry is subject to a successful interview.

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