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Sport and Exercise Studies Level 2 at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course gives you the opportunity to learn about all of the different career paths available in the sports industry and is a great way to start to learn how to be a Sports Coach or Fitness Instructor.

Course content

You will gain an understanding of the structure of the sport and leisure industry and start to gain the skills and knowledge for employment in sports and fitness. You will learn about anatomy and physiology, personal fitness and leading sports activities. You will also be required to attend tutorials, complete work experience and employability skills.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at D or above including English and preferably maths or equivalent, OR a relevant equivalent Level 1 qualification with equivalent English and preferably maths.


Written tasks, presentations, observations, practical tasks and tests.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase a college sports uniform (approx. £25) as well as general stationery. There will also be study visits during the course which will require a small contribution. If you are accepted into one of our Sport Academies you will be required to purchase a team training kit (approx. £150).

Future opportunities

Level 3 study programme in Sport or Exercise and Fitness.

Further information

If you are a high level sports performer, or keen to further develop your skills in football or rugby, you can apply to one of our study programmes combined with a Sport Academy. This allows you to balance your academic studies alongside athletic development. If you excel in any sport you may also apply for a Sports Academy Scholarship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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