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Sport and Activity Leaders BTEC Technical Award (Level 2) at The Abbey School

Course description

This qualification is a one year course for learners who want to start a career in sport and physical activity. It is a Level 2 course designed for post-16 learners and can be taken as part of a wider study programme. It is an ideal qualification for learners intending to progress directly to employment in sport and activity leadership, or to an apprenticeship. It is also a fantastic stepping stone into a Level 3 qualification. Learners are required to complete and achieve all mandatory units and one optional unit in the qualification.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for those students who did not obtain grades higher than a C grade in GCSE Physical Education or Level 2 Pass in BTEC First 'Award' in Sport.


You will be assessed through two external examinations in Unit 1 (Leading Sport Safety and Effectively) and Unit 2 (Working in Sport and Activity Leadership) and through a series of internally assessed coursework assignments.

Future opportunities

This is a one-year course. Next steps include apprenticeships, employment or continued Level 3 study.

Further information

Please contact Mr J Nuttall.

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: 01 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year