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Sports & Services (SAS) Level 1 at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you 16-18 years of age and interested in a career in either sports or services but want to find out and experience more before committing to a full time Level 2 course in the subject? Maybe you need extra support to help you achieve your goals or just lack confidence? If so, welcome to SAS.

You will experience and get involved in a wide variety of exciting and challenging learning activities which will give you a realistic insight into the vocational areas of sport and public services. These will include a range of practical and theoretical sessions around team building, health and fitness, relating to sport and services including nutrition (meal planning), gym sessions, track sessions and cross country. 
You'll also participate in a number of visits and will have frequent talks from guest speakers including police, fire rescue service, ambulance, Army, Navy, RAF, rugby club, cricket club, football club and the prison service. Residential and field trips, as well as group projects and careers guidance, are all part of the experience.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course

Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing throughout the course

Future opportunities

Potential progression includes apprenticeships, employment, or further education. Many of our learners progress on to Level 1 and Level 2 programmes in a variety of vocational areas.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Spires Theatre

      Always dreamed of being on stage? Look no further, our Performing Arts department boasts a professionally equipped theatre in St. Andrews' building with a state-of-the-art computerised lighting system, sound systems and multiple stages and seating positioning, giving you a platform to showcase your talent. As a Performing Arts student you will have the chance to participate in a variety of productions throughout the year. 

      The View

      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

      Starbucks

      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.