This qualification is for learners aged pre-16 and above and is suitable for those looking for a level 2 qualification.
It will give learners the introductory skills to either start a career in sports or progress within employment in the sector. This qualification can also prepare learners for higher or further education, give a good introduction to the sports industry, and provide a hands-on approach through our Work Experience Programme.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Sport (Working in Sport), learners are required to successfully complete three mandatory units and one optional unit.
Three mandatory units:
Participating in Sport (M/505/9936)
Understanding Business in Sport (H/505/9948)
Preparing to Work in the Sport and Leisure Industry (Y/505/9977)
With optional units.
Why Study Here?: Our courses, delivered at the Retford Education Centre, are suitable for all abilities. You will learn in our top-quality fitness suite and sports hall and make use of state-of-the-art equipment as you gain experience in sports coaching, entrepreneurship, personal training, and nutrition. Our experienced tutors, who have played and coached in sports at a regional, national, and international level, will push you, teach you how to motivate others, and help you build a career in the sport and leisure industries. You’ll gain leadership, communication, and teamwork skills that are important for a career in the fitness industry. We have excellent links with local businesses in the industry, and you will have the opportunity to undertake placements and gain work experience with a variety of employers. This will help you gain an understanding of what it’s like to work in the fitness industry and learn from those doing the job you want. You’ll also have the chance to gain additional qualifications as part of your course in subjects including anti-doping, personal training, and more.
- We recommend you have four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above, one being in English or Maths, to be best suited for this programme.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01909 504500.
A progressive course, at Level 3
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify here.
Sports kit will be required. However, bursary/financial support is available for those eligible. Please refer to the RNN Group Bursary Policy for further details.
“I chose to study Sport at North Notts College, because it provides me with the skills required to pursue a career in professional ice hockey and personal training.”Ellie Newton Level 3 - BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development
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