Sport & Active Leisure // Level 1

The course for you if ...

Sport is your passion and you want a practical, work-related course designed to introduce you to the industry.

What will I study?

You will study the sport and leisure industry and you will also have the opportunity to play sport and investigate the systems of the body.

You will gain and enhance key skills, including sporting ability and personal communication, which are vital in order to succeed in the industry. Inspirational educational visits from professional guest speakers will further develop your knowledge in this sector.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade D-F or above; or at least a pass at BTEC Entry or Certificate; or a suitable Foundation Level qualification; or equivalent. An interview with a course tutor and a reference from a previous school or college are required.


Coursework-based using a variety of methods including: practical demonstrations, oral exams, presentations, reports, role-plays and observations.

Progression & Careers

You could progress to a Level 2 Sports qualification. Careers include: employment as a Fitness Instructor, Sports Coach and Leisure Assistant.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 1
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus