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Sport Level 2 Apprenticeship at New College Durham

Course description

The course aims to provide and prepare work based skills appropriate to the sport and leisure industry. 

Course content

You will study 7 courses whilst on the programme consisting of:

  • NVQ Level 2 Operational Services
  • Key Skills Application of Number Level 1
  • Key Skills Communication Level 1
  • 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Coaching Studies
  • BTEC Level 2 Understanding the Laws of Football
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Industry and Organisational
  • Awareness for the Active Leisure and Learning Industry

You will be required to develop and collate evidence from work based activities as well as attend college in formal theory sessions. Assessment will be through a mixture of in class and in the workplace assessment, presentations, reports, groupwork, coaching sessions will all be used to monitor and assess students progress.

Entry requirements

Formal entry qualifications are not required.  However, it is recommended that you have a fairly good level of GCSE grades and an interest in sport and recreation.


Future opportunities

You could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Sport.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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