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Sport Diploma Level 2 at Stephenson College

Course description

This qualification is designed for anyone wanting to work in sport and leisure centres or other recreational facilities and offers an invaluable look at the opportunities, resources and work carried out across this exciting and dynamic sector.

Course content

A variety of topics are covered including the body, health, safety & injury, sports industry, practical sport, technical skills & tactical awareness and fitness for sports performance. You will be given the opportunity to attend overseas sporting residentials, various outdoor activities, including white water rafting, cycling and canoeing. Team work is key area within sport and will enhance your coaching skills; this will be a main theme throughout the course. You will also learn functional skills which are English, Maths and ICT as required.

Entry requirements

You must have four GCSE grades ā€˜Dā€™ or above, or have completed a good Introductory Diploma. You will also attend an interview and take an Initial Assessment.


The programme is continually assessed on the basis of assignments and practical activities.

Financial information

Fully Funded

Future opportunities

Employment in leisure centres, health clubs, youth centres, fitness suites, racquet and sports clubs and entry to Higher Education.

Further information

How will I learn?

A variety of learning approaches will be used and include; work-based activities, role-play and simulations, independent learning opportunities, knowledge based sessions and a work placement.

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: 20 May 2014
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