OverviewSport Intermediate (Level 2)
This study programme will combine both theory and practical sessions to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of a range of sports-related occupations. Successful completion of this study programme would enable you to progress to the Sport BTEC Level 3 Diploma. You will also have full access to the College’s successful sport academies, which offer top training in a range of sports.
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If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
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- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
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I play basketball competitively and my aim is to reach pro basketball level. I’ve always enjoyed sport because my dad played a lot of it. I never really enjoyed playing football, but when he took me down to the basketball courts one day I just loved it and have played ever since. I currently play for Bedford Thunder.
I love being able to spend time training at College, but also enjoy the theory work. Everyone is easy to get along with because we all enjoy sport and the tutors are very understanding and helpful, so no one falls behind. We’re trusted and given more freedom at College, and because the tutors give you respect, you want to show respect back by getting your work done on time.
Once I’ve completed my Level 3 at College I want to join a bigger basketball team to access better coaches and then hopefully travel overseas to train up. If I don’t make it as a professional player then I’d like to stay in the industry and work as a Personal Trainer.
To begin this study programme you will need…
Duration: 1 year
- 3 GCSEs grades 9-3 ideally including English & maths OR
- Sport at Level 1
This study programme will focus on sport development and coaching, while also giving you an underpinning knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body.
- Subject units:
- Fitness for sport
- Practical sports performance
- Training for personal fitness
- Leading sports activities
- Anatomy and physiology
- Lifestyle and well-being
- Injury and the sports performer
- Running a sports event
- English and maths:
If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
- Work experience:
You will also carry out 20 hours of work experience.
- Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
- Additional vocational learning and qualifications:
- You will also be given the opportunity to go on a range of trips including paint balling, footballing and multi sports tours, International rugby and football matches.
The majority of your BTEC work will be assessed through assignments, which can consist of written essays, presentations, group discussion, practical observation and poster production. Both Anatomy and Physiology and Fitness for Sport will be assessed through online exams. Functional Skills and GCSE Maths and English will also be assessed through formal exams.
Sport BTEC Level 2 First Certificate
- English and maths qualifications if required
Further study and career options
On successful completion of this study programme you can progress on to the Sport & Physical Activity Development (Level 3).
To take part in this course there will be an additional fee of approximately £30 for required clothing.
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.