Sport Level 1

Start Date

Mon Sep 02 2024

Day / Time



1 year


Academy for Sport

This course is perfect for you if you want to start a career in the sport and active leisure industry.

You’ll study all aspects of how and where to participate in sport, look at improving fitness, healthy lifestyle, sport in the workplace and working safely.

We’ll help you to develop the skills that show your potential to an employer.

This includes how you can use your knowledge to best effect, that you have the right attitude, high standards and will be a great asset to their business.

As part of this qualification you will study the following units:

  • Taking part in sport
  • Personal exercise and fitness
  • Developing sports volunteering skills
  • Assisting at a sports event
  • Effect of exercise on human body systems
  • You will also study towards an English and maths GCSE/Functional skills qualification alongside your main course with our expert teaching team.

All students also 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 eight sport academies, where you will get:

  • Up to 4.5 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

Our eight specialist academies are:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Men's Football
  • Men's Rugby
  • Netball
  • Women's Football
  • Women's Rugby

They all offer outstanding, training, coaching and playing opportunities for everyone of all abilities.

Academy for Sport