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Sport & Fitness Diploma Level 2 at Kingston Maurward College

Course description

Are you a sports enthusiast who is looking to develop a career in the sport and fitness industries?

This course allows students to gain a wide range of knowledge and experience in exercise, fitness coaching and sports leadership. A combination of theory and practical units will give you an understanding of the different industries available to you.

Course content

Units include:

  • Fitness for sport
  • Anatomy and physiology for sport and exercise
  • Practical sport
  • Training for personal fitness
  • Leading sports activities
  • Lifestyle and wellbeing
  • The mind and sports performance
  • Sports performer in action
  • Work experience

Daily professional football coaching and developmental fitness training
Entry in the British colleges' football leagues as well as a wide range of fitness opportunities
Functional skills/English and maths GCSE
First aid qualification.

Option to include (at cost):
Gym and fitness instructing qualification.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades D/E or above, including English and maths A keen interest in sport and fitness is essential You will be required to complete a work placement during the other two days.

Financial information

Courses leading to a qualification are FREE for British citizens, aged under 19 years on 31 August in the academic year you start your course.* However, there may be some additional costs for clothing/kit and trips depending on your course.  You can apply to the Bursary Fund for extra help towards the cost of transport, food, equipment or childcare.

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, A4 lever arch files, ruler and eraser. Practical clothing suitable for the weather condition. Polo shirts and sweatshirts are available to purchase at the college. Indoor and outdoor sport equipment may be required for practical sessions.

Future opportunities

Health and fitness industries, Sports coach, Personal trainer, Dietician, Fitness instructor, Gym instructor, Leisure centre operations, Health centre worker.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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