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Sport Studies BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Guildford College

Course description

This course aims to provide relevant education and training leading to employment within the sports industry.

The course reflects a vocational approach to a diversified industry and aims to give a learning experience, combining theoretical course study with practical skills, in a competitive environment.

You will take part in trips and visits from external speakers and will have access to extensive outdoor facilities.

The College has purpose built pitches for training, for football and rugby, as well as a weights room and sports hall. As well as this there are numerous local facilities including Surrey Sports Park (climbing, swimming, squash etc), Guildford Spectrum Centre (ice skating) and Quayside Water Sports (wakeboarding and waterskiing).

Students will also have the opportunity to experience activities and sports including water sports, climbing, canoeing, softball and others.

Course content

  • Anatomy
  • Sport Injuries
  • Run a Sport Event
  • Fitness for Sport
  • Personal Training
  • Promotion in Sport
  • Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Well being and Profiling Sport Performance
  • Practical Team Sport
  • Nutrition

Entry requirements

2-4 GCSEs at grades D - E or above, including Maths and English, or a Level 1 qualification at Merit or above. You will also need experience of playing sport and will need to pass the reference and interview process.


Written presentations, portfolios, verbal presentations, demonstrations and practicals. There will be clear College submission deadlines which will need to be met. Failure to meet these may result in failure to co

Financial information

 Due to the specific nature of the course there are additional costs for clothing, visits, travel, outdoor activities etc. Fees are payable at enrolment.


Future opportunities

Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Sport or specific courses in Rugby, Football or Golf or work in the sport and leisure industry.

Further information

While it is not necessary to have a high level of physical fitness, students will be expected to undertake physical activity as part of the course.

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guildford College directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2016
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