Key Details

  • Available at:
    Bangor, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Level:
    2
  • Programme Area:
    Sport and Outdoor Education
  • Course Length:

    1 year

  • Bilingual:

    Bangor

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.

Your full programme of study will include the Sport qualification, alongside additional qualifications which will support your wider skills development and support you to progress. Your personalised programme (grade profile development) will include a combination from GCSE resits, Literacy, Numeracy, Employability and Digital skills.

For information about our Sport Academies please click here Gym & Sports Academies

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.

Please contact Learner Services about this if you need more information.

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. Preferably English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths / Numeracy

OR

  • If you are progressing from Level 1 you should have a relevant level 1 qualification (ideally the Sport and Public Services Level 1) plus at least Entry 3 Essential Skills Number and Level 1 Communications (or equivalent GCSEs)

If you are not sure if you have the entry requirements profile, or have alternative qualifications that you think are equivalent, please contact learner services via the chat function or directly. Learner services will be able to discuss your profile and advise you of course options.

Delivery

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

  • Practical and outdoor activities

  • Classroom discussion

  • Formal lectures

  • Guest speakers

  • Individual research

  • Group work

  • Projects

  • Online learning (e.g. Google Classroom/Moodle)

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits
Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.

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