Level 2, Full Time

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This course is designed as an introduction to employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry. You will cover a range of skills and knowledge to develop your career in this industry or further progression into further education.

Course details

You will study a selection of the following units.

  • Anatomy and physiology for sport
  • Psychology for sports performance
  • Planning and leading sports activities
  • Business skills in sport
  • Injuries in sport
  • Fitness testing and training
  • Nutrition for sports performance
  • Effects of exercise on the body system
Entry guidelines
  • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.
  • You need to have a relevant Level 1 qualification or a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade D or above (grade 3 or above), preferably including English and maths.
  • Manual dexterity and physical stamina - you will need the ability to carry out practical work which requires manual dexterity
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
  • Equipment Required

    You will need to purchase and maintain a college specified uniform and kit. To be discussed at interview.

    Additional Information

    You will be required to contribute financially to some of the cost of trips, visits and residentials, although these will be kept as low as possible. More information will be given at interview. Are you aged 16-18?
    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C (grade 4 or above) in English and maths
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    At the end of the course, you could progress to employment in the sports and fitness industry. For opportunities to continue studying Sports at Wirral Met, please see BTEC Outdoor Adventure Level 3 Extended Diploma or BTEC Sport and Exercise Science Level 3 Diploma.

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    When does this course run?

    • Starts 04th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref K015J001

      If you are aged 16-18:

      This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £1025.00

      Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

      The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref K015K001

      If you are aged 16-18:

      This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £1025.00

      Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

      The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).