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Sport (Level 1) at Central College Nottingham

Course description

The course provides an excellent insight into the Sport and Active Leisure industry and the many opportunities that exist within the sector. You will try a range of sports and learn about the many different careers in this growing industry.

Course content

Subjects include:

  • Taking part in Exercise and Fitness
  • Planning own Fitness Programmes
  • Working in Sport and Leisure
  • Taking part in Sport

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

One of the following:

  • 4 GCSEs at grades D-G including English Language and Maths
  • A relevant Entry 3 qualification, plus you will need to complete an English and Maths assessment to determine the right course and support for you.

Adults who are aged 19+ without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.


You will be assessed by assignments, practical observation and written tests.

Future opportunities

  • Level 2 in Sport
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Other courses at Central
  • Employment

Further information

To support your application we will ask you to bring in a school report.

There may be opportunities for external visits and trips. You will need to purchase sports kit (approx. £85) for use in practical sessions and at external events. All subjects / modules are subject to change.

Need help with tuition fees, travel or equipment costs? Click here if you are aged 16-18 or here if you are aged 19+

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 June 2015
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    • Situated on Farnborough Road, Clifton, the Centre houses courses in Art and Design, Sport and Public Services as well as some courses in Constructive and Automotive. It is also the base for the College's £2m football facility.