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Level 2 Diploma in Sport

Programme Description

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Leadership Through Sport is a work-related qualification. By giving you the valuable skills, knowledge and understanding wanted in the workplace, this qualification will give you the opportunity to enhance your employability and progress in your chosen career. The course is a mix of theory and practical based activities which will develop your knowledge in sports leadership.

Programme Features

There will be opportunities to gain work experience in a variety of venues. You will develop your confidence in coaching through planning and running events. You will also have the opportunity to take part in skills competitions and enhance your experience through trips and visits relevant to the Sports and Activities industry. There is a strong focus on giving learners the opportunity to apply their learning in practical activities.

Progression & Employment

This course can lead to employment or if you are interested in taking your study of sport further, this qualification will give you a strong foundation for academic and vocational qualifications or apprenticeships at level 3.Careers directly related to sport include: sport and leisure centre assistants, sports coaching and development, sports clothing and equipment, sports media, fitness instructors.

Programme Assessment

All the units in the qualification are assessed through centre-devised assessment. Each unit has specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Programme Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs or equivalent qualification. Entry is dependent on a selection interview. Entry for students without formal qualifications is at the discretion of the Curriculum Area.