Course Type: Full Time

Level 2 Sport Leadership

  • Course Code STA0001
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Academy for Sport - Stadium

This course is ideal for students who want to follow a more academic route of study that will allow them to then complete a Level 3 course and then progress to university.

You’ll study:

  • Fitness testing
  • How to develop a fitness programme
  • How to lead sport activities
  • How to advise about nutrition and sports injuries
  • Technical and tactical components for sport
  • You will also take part in work experience.

On completion, you will have the skills necessary to get a job as a leisure attendant or a sports leader or to progress on to one of our Level 3 courses.

In addition to your core sport modules, you will also study maths and English, so that when you leave us you have all the skills employers look for.


Our teachers

Your course will be delivered by highly qualified academic and coaching staff. Our staff are ambitious, talented and passionate about making your experience at college the very best it can be. They have up to date industry experience to share with you and the energy and enthusiasm to help you to get where you need to be.


Your study programme

This course will include the following qualifications:

  • OCR Level 2 Technical Diploma in Sport
  • Functional skills or GCSE maths and English


Sport academies

Your study programme includes membership of one of our nine sport academies, where you will get:

  • Up to 9 hours of professional training each week, access to competitions and specialist sport academy coaches
  • Free access to physiotherapy assessments and treatment
  • The opportunity to compete in local, national and international competitions
  • A personalised training and development programme
  • Access to some of the best facilities in the country with two 11-a-side 3G football pitches
  • Sports science and medicine facilities, a performance lab, an aerobics studio and a superb 83m long athletics hall

If you do not wish to join one of our academies you will undertake an employment related project designed to develop further your employability skills.


Fast-track to an apprenticeship

You can start on this programme and fast track to an apprenticeship once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available. Sign up to our apprenticeship alerts and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest vacancies. Plus our team will help you with your CV or application and help you prepare for interview.  

Guidance is required and a DBS check is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

3 GCSE grade D (3) or above

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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