Sport and Active Leisure BTEC Level 1 Diploma
What is this course about?
This course is an introduction to the knowledge required to work in the sport and recreation industry. It gives you the chance to develop a broad understanding of the industries and of the avenues available to you for work or entering further study. The development of good health, fitness and coaching is investigated giving you a firm basis for progression onto other sports courses.
2 GCSEs grade E-G (new grades 1-2) or relevant Entry Level qualification.
How is it taught
The course is delivered through a wide range of teaching and learning styles. Students will use the latest IT facilities to investigate aspects of the subject area, promoting research and independent leaning skills, which will be supported and put into use in real life situations both inside and outside of the college environment. An extensive range of employers from the industry area will be involved in the support and delivery of the subject material. Student involvement is encouraged at all times to help your learning and understanding.
How will I be assessed?
The course is assessed through a varied range of assessment methods. These will include; written assignments, group and individual presentations, role play, practical observation, report writing, poster presentations and oral questioning. The majority of assessment takes place through coursework but some units may include end of unit exams which you will need to pass to gain the qualification. You will be able to monitor your assessments and your progress to success at any stage in the course.
What could I do next?
This course can lead to a related Level 2 qualification as well as enhancing your career prospects.