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Sport and Activity Leaders BTEC Level 2 at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

The students will acquire technical skills through vocational contexts by studying how to plan individual and team sporting activities.  The qualification will provide the opportunity to improve organisational skills, leadership, management of people, understanding of the sporting sector and professionalism in a working environment.  The qualification will also broaden the learner's experience and understanding of the varied progression options available to them. 

Course content

Potential Topics that will be studied

The topics that will be covered in the course will include the following:

  • Development of the skills required to lead sports activities
  • Processes that show effective ways of working in sports leadership such as planning and leading an individual or team sporting activity session. 
  • Attitudes that are considered most important in sports leadership, including personal management, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge that underpins effective use of skills, process and attitudes in sports leadership


Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this course are five 9 to 1 grades



This course will be assessed through completion of two internally marked units of work and one externally marked units of work.  The internal units are completed through the form of assignments and the external unit is based on a set key task that learners have to complete.

Future opportunities

Progression and career opportunities

This course can lead to careers in the sporting industry, including sports coaching, gym instructors and teaching assistant.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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