Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    2
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Sport and Outdoor Education
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (FE)
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

Would you like to learn about the sport and leisure industries, whilst developing your fitness and sporting skills?

This course gives you an insight into the industry, as well as introducing sports science subjects, fitness training and exercise programming. It also involves plenty of practical and coaching activities.

You will study topics such as: Fitness Testing and Training, First Aid, Nutrition and Anatomy and Physiology.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Assessment

  • Practical and written assessments/ assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Exams
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Progression

Completion of this course will provide you with various options in employment and education.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Public Services Level 3
  • Sport (Outdoor Education) Level 3
  • Sport (Performance and Excellence) Level 3
  • Sport (Sport and Exercise Science) Level 3
  • Sport (Sports Coaching, Development and Fitness) Level 3

If you wish to move directly into employment, you will have a number of options in the public and private sectors. You could enter the leisure industry, the health and fitness industry, the armed forces or the emergency services. You could also try to pursue a career as a professional or semi-professional athlete.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea