Level 2 Diploma in Sport

Start Date

Tue Sep 08 2020

Day / Time



1 year


Academy for Sport

Level 2 Diploma in Sport

If you like sport and want to turn your passion into a job, this could be the course for you. This course will prepare you for entry-level job roles in the sports industry such as sports leadership and coaching or you might be interested in moving on to an apprenticeship in sport or fitness.

You could also use this course to access our level 3 sport programmes if you have an eye on higher level study in the future.

You will study 7 modules on this programme which include:

  • Fitness testing & training
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Practical sport
  • How to lead sport activities
  • How to advise about sports nutrition
  • How to advise about sports injuries
  • Technical and tactical components for sport

You will also study towards an English or maths GCSE alongside your sport course with our expert English and maths teaching team and you will take part in Personal and Social development lessons with topics ranging from job applications to personal finance.

Sport Academies

You will have the opportunity to join 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

Academy sports available are: mens football, womens football, mens rugby, womens rugby, netball, basketball, boxing, athletics and cricket and all academies can cater from participation level right up to elite athletes.

All academy members will be given free Adidas kit worth £79. 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.

What about after the course?
  • Leisure and Sports Managers
  • Sports Players
  • Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials
  • Fitness Instructors
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Entry level

Academy for Sport