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Sport Leadership & Active Leisure Diploma Level 1 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

If you enjoy playing or watching sport, and you’re looking to improve your performance, or want to make a career in sport, then this course is for you. This course will introduce you to a side of the sports industry you may not have experienced before giving you an insight into the little things that make a big performance such as nutrition, psychology, fitness testing, injuries and sponsorship and promotion. You will study topics like fitness testing, practical sports performance and anatomy.

Course content

If you enjoy playing or watching sport, and you’re looking to improve your performance, or want to make a career in sport, then this course is for you. This course will introduce you to a side of the sports industry you may not have experienced before giving you an insight into the little things that make a big performance such as nutrition, psychology, fitness testing, injuries and sponsorship and promotion. You will study topics like fitness testing, practical sports performance and anatomy.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications. However you must have a strong interest in sport and show this at interview. Please note that the offer of a place on the Academy course is also subject to you successfully completing a football trial. You will be sent further details about how to register via the college website for the trials following receipt of your application and interview.

Assessment

You will be assessed through coursework that will involve presentations, posters, reports and training plans.

Future opportunities

You can progress on to a Level 2 course in a similar subject area or some go on and study new subjects. Career options include sports coaching, sports therapy, leisure management, personal training and gym instructing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • Sutton Coldfield Campus provides a green and leafy environment for learners to study. The campus includes a state of the art library and learning resource centre, a performing arts theatre, an industry standard design studio as well as laboratory and sports facilities. There are ample parking spaces on site and great transportation links - both bus and train - just 15 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.