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Sport Level 2 Physical Activity and Health Pathway
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Sport & Fitness 
Course Code:
HFFSP1P 
 
Entry Requirements
Successful candidates will have a minimum of 4 GCSE grade A* to D (or acceptable alternatives) including English language.
 
 

Sport Level 2 Physical Activity and Health Pathway

The course is aimed at students looking to pursue a career within the area of sports coaching, development or teaching. This course will ideally support progression on to a sport coaching traineeship, an apprenticeship or higher level study.


Key Units

What will I learn? 

You will study a range of units aimed at development your skills and experience within the sports coaching industry such as:

  • The sport and active leisure industry
  • Training and fitness
  • Practical sport
  • Body systems and functions
  • Leading sports activities
  • Injury and the sports performer
  • Running a sports event
You will also have the opportunity to complete industry recognised qualifications (e.g. Sports Leaders Award and First Aid). 



Entry Requirements

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 4 GCSE grade A* to D (or acceptable alternatives) including English language.


Assessment

Level 2 Sport courses are assessed mostly by course work and practical assessments however there will also be some exams.


Where does this Lead

On successful completion of your course you can progress onto a sport traineeship, a sports apprenticeship (e.g. Primary School Sports Coach) or higher level study. Other opportunities include junior/support roles within the sports coaching industry such as an assistant sports coach.


Tell Me More

What else will I gain? 
Throughout this practically based course you will take part in several trips and visits aimed at increasing your understanding of the range of job roles and opportunities within the sport and active leisure industry. In addition, you will complete a residential experience and community action project as part of a National Citizenship programme. This will help you to gain a range of skills and experiences that will support your career progression.

Why study this course at The Sheffield College?  
Our excellent sports facilities consist of a fully equipped Health & Fitness Centre, Multi-court Sports Hall and Outdoor 3G pitches. You will learn from highly qualified, expert staff with a range of academic and industry specific backgrounds. Students also benefit from our strong connections to the city's amateur and professional sports clubs and sporting organisations. There are also opportunities to take part in a range of sports both recreationally and competitively.


Extra Costs

Course costs are reviewed on an annual basis and are confirmed at the July transition event. Currently this fee is set at £100 and covers all associated costs such as a contribution towards planned trips/visits and residential programme. You will also receive a course t-shirt. You can arrange for payment in instalments or alternatively you can apply for financial support towards these costs via the colleges Learner Support Fund.  

Successful applicants will need to make sure you have sports clothing and footwear appropriate for taking part in practical sessions. You will be required to wear your course t-shirt when representing the college at internal/external events.