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Sport - NCFE Diploma in Sport (Exercise and Fitness pathway) level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This course will give you an introduction to the varying aspects of sport, from the organisation and development of sport to how the body works and principles of fitness training and testing. If you want to pursue a career in the energetic world of sport, this is an ideal starting point.

You will take part in a range of workshops,
practical sessions, exercise studio classes
and classroom based theory sessions. There
will be opportunities to take part in the sports
teams and activities that the college offers and
potentially take additional qualifications such as
the Sports Leader Award and Emergency First
As part of your course you will experience
a range of course related trips, visits and also
have guest speakers to further develop your
knowledge of the Sport and Leisure industry.
In studying at Kirklees College you will cover
the following units:
• Fitness testing and training
• Practical sport
• Injury in sport
• Planning and leading sports activities
• Nutrition for sports performance
• Development of personal fitness
• Effects of exercise on the body.
You will also be expected to work towards
English and maths as part of your qualification.

Course content

You will cover the following units:

  • Fitness testing and training,
  • Practical sport,
  • Injury in sport,
  • Planning and leading sports activities,
  • Nutrition for sports performance,
  • Development of personal fitness,
  • Effects of exercise on the body.

You will also be expected to work towards English and maths as part of your qualification.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English at grade 3 and maths at grade 2 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 3 or above to include PE or a sports background.


You will be assessed to nationally set standards through:

  • written assignments,
  • oral presentations and
  • practical assessments.

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma in Sport level 3.

You could enter employment in sports facilities, at a junior level or even on a voluntary basis, whilst working towards your level 2 industry qualifications.

Further information
01484 437070

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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: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.