Course overviewSport and Health Level 1 City of Bristol College
This one-year, full-time course, is an ideal stepping stone towards employment in the sports and fitness industry or into further training or study. You will be guided by our supportive teachers who will help you to progress and reach your potential.
Who is it for?
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.
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.
To join this course, you need two GCSEs at grade 2 (E), including maths of English or Functional Skills in English at Entry Level 3. Alternatively, you may have successfully completed another vocational qualification Level 3 or 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.
You will need to buy a uniform and contribute to the costs of educationals trips. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with theses costs from out Learner Support Funding Bursary.
To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.
To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.
Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.
Fees and applications
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|LMF1822C01-1||07/09/2020 - 25/06/2021||1 years||Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri||7.00||Enquire||SBSA||Apply|