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  • Course
    BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Code
    1630
  • Location
    Paddington Green Campus
  • Start
    September
  • Time
    Daytime
  • Fee
     
  • Duration of course
    36 weeks
    Full-time
  • This course is suitable for
    16-18

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

You will be provided with a grounding for basic skills and practices within the sports & fitness industries. Course assessment will include both practical and theoretical opportunities . 

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Progression to Level 2 courses in Sports or other related programmes of study. ​

How will I learn?

A combination of theory and practical work e.g. team and individual sports.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written assignments and through giving presentations. ​

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc

2-5 hours of self directed study is expected for students to succeed on this course.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?

EdExcel 

What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

To be a successful applicant to any of our programmes in Sport you should have the following qualifications: ​

  • You will have an initial assessment of your literacy skills and will need to achieve a score of Entry Level 3 in order to gain access to the course. ​
  • Be aged between 16-19 ​
  • Have limited achievement at GCSE grades E-G ​
  • Motivated in following a vocational programme of study ​
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working towards goals with your tutor ​

You will take an initial assessment at or before the interview and will need to achieve a score of Entry Level 3 in order to gain access to the course. ​

All courses are subject to a successful and positive reference from a previous tutor or employer. ​

Expected prior knowledge

None

English level

Entry 3 

Mathematics level

Entry 3

Equipment and other costs

All equipment is provided by the College.

For further information and to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please complete a College application form.

If you need help before choosing your course, please contact our Information Centre or come along to one of our Open Days.​​