Course overview

Sport and Active Leisure YMCA Level 1 Diploma City of Bristol College

This course is for young people aged 16-18. You should be interested in finding out about working in sports, fitness and health, and be committed to learning and developing personally to increase your future employment opportunities and further study options.

Dates and applications

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Sport and Active Leisure YMCA Level 1 Diploma SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1822C01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
9.26
Start Time
11:00
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1822C01-1 05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023 1 years Groups (mixed days) 9.26 11:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

Anyone aged 16-18 with the interest in exercise and health.

What you'll learn

You will learn about the sports and fitness industry, including the different job roles and responsibilities and you will develop personal and practical skills needed to work in this sector. For example, you will learn about training for fitness and playing sport, how exercise affects the body and you will learn about sports coaching and how to assist with sports activity.

You will also develop a personal progression plan and work to strengthen the skills you need, for example improve your organisation, communications and employability skills.

You will undertake volunteering or work experience. You will achieve a Certificate in Sport and Health and a Certificate in Personal and Social Development.

Course entry requirements

Three GCSEs at Grade 2 which must include maths and English or Functional Skills in English and maths at Level 1.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will learn from our experienced and supportive teachers through a mix of classroom work, practical activities and visits. You will also undertake volunteering or work experience.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year.

This will include, for example, fitness tests, observation of practical activities and course work assignments. Maths and English will be assessed through tests and exams.

Future career and study opportunities

Your next steps will depend on the level of learning and personal development which you reach and the qualifications you have gained. You could progress to a Level 2 course, you could seek an Apprenticeship to train while you work, or you might prefer to go directly into employment. We will support and guide you to achieve your potential and your goals.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. For the level 1 Fitness Diploma you will be required to purchase City of Bristol College branded activity wear.

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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