Sport Level 2 Diploma at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College
Our Level 2 Diploma in Sport programme is aimed at individuals who are preparing to embark on a career in the sport and leisure industry. It is a one-year course which is designed to prepare you for work in a multitude of sport and leisure facilities and to give you the knowledge and skills to progress onto higher level programmes. On this course you will study a broad range of topics including Anatomy, Technical & Tactical Skills, Practical Sport, Physical Preparation for Sport, Factors Affecting Participation.
This course will allow you to apply you studies focusing on your or for those with a general interest in sports, the opportunity to cover a number of different practical and individual sports. This qualification will form part of a study programme which will include exclusive access to our Sports Academy and Enrichment programme, Maths & English, Tutorial support, Work Experience, and development of employability and study skills. Maths and English is a fundamental element of this study programme and skills in these areas will be embedded into your vocational learning. In addition, if you do not have a grade C in Maths and/or English you will attend a discrete GCSE or Functional Skills class as part of your weekly timetable.
4 GCSE's grade A*-D (including English and Maths at Grade D or Functional Skills L1 qualifications) or Level 1 Diploma in Sport with Functional Skills L1 in English and Maths. Applicants may be asked to sit a literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment and must achieve a minimum of L1 All applicants must successfully pass an academic interview.
You will be assessed via a range of methods including worksheets, written/oral questions, external tests, projects, reports, presentations and practical observations. You will build a portfolio of evidence as you progress through the course.
Upon successfully completing this course you will have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Sport or Public Services which will then allow for progression in Higher Education or an Apprenticeship in a range of areas within the field of Sport. This programme can also lead to Employment in a leisure centre/gym or in sports coaching.
You will be required to attend college for approximately 12 hours per week, which will include your subject related sessions along with tutorial, and English & Maths as required. In addition to this you will be expected to undertake independent study to complete tasks, coursework and assessments.
You will study via a range of methods including theory seminars, practical sessions, workshops, work placements, and laboratory experiments, in dedicated classrooms and high quality facilities which include a full sized Sports Hall, Exercise Studio and Sports Science Laboratory with state of the art equipment. Some lessons may also occur in the large on-site health and fitness club, which students also have access to free of charge, or at off-site facilities. You will also learn through a range of relevant trips, visits and guest lectures.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.