Sport and Active Leisure

Gateway Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Sport and Active Leisure

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The Level 2 Sport and Active Leisure course is intended to provide learners with further underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills. It is designed to support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in sports and active leisure or other related sectors.

What will I study?

Mandatory units

  • Practical sport 

Optional units

  • Anatomy and physiology for sport
  • Sports coaching
  • Developing your personal fitness

Optional Employability Unit

  • Introduction to self-employment

Who is the course for?

  • People aged 16 – 18
  • People aged up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan
  • 19+

What are the entry requirements?

  • English and Maths at Entry Level 3 or above.
  • A willingness to take part in inclusive sport and exercise sessions.

How will I be assessed?

Methods of assessment include observations, assignments, group, individual written tasks and formative assessments. A portfolio of evidence will be developed and units assessed at agreed points of the course. There are also work experience opportunities provided in assisting at Greenbank Sports Academy.

What could I progress to?

After you have achieved the Level 2 Sport and Active Leisure qualification, you could progress to:

  • Traineeship 
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment / volunteering

When does the course start?

September 2022

What is a Study Programme?

If you are aged 16 – 18 or up to 24, declare a disability and have an EHC Plan this course will form part of your study programme.

The programme also includes:

  • English & Maths
  • Citizenship & Employability
  • Work Experience or Placement
  • Enrichment
  • 1-to-1 Personal Tutor Sessions

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How much will the course cost?

Courses are free for all students aged 16 – 18 (or up to 24 if you declare a disability and have an Education, Health & Care Plan).

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