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Sport and Active Leisure Level 1 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course is for those who wish to gain a basic knowledge of the fundamental aspects of sport in preparation for further study at Level 2.

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Entry requirements

  • working in sport and active leisure
  • taking part in exercise and tness
  • risks and hazards in sport and active leisure
  • components and functions of the body in physical activity
  • planning a healthy diet
  • understanding the principles of conducting coaching activities in sport
  • planning own tness programme
  • assisting a leader of sports or active leisure activities to plan and deliver an activity
  • searching for a job
  • applying for a job
  • preparation for interview
  • time management
  • skills for team workers
  • setting and meeting targets at work
  • maths and English


  • demonstrate the ability to work at level 1 in maths and English in an assessment
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • portfolio of evidence

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • Sport and Active Leisure Level 2 Diploma
  • Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science Level 2 Diploma

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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