Preparation for Employment - Sport & Leisure
If you want to build on your love of playing and watching sport and explore ways that performace can be improved, this course could be a great first step towards self-improvement or a career. This course will introduce you to the fitness industry as well as developing your skills in team sports, exercise and fitness. It offers a multi-skilled qualification and allows you to progress into an area which interests you.
This course will introduce you to a side of the sports industry you may not have experienced before. You will gain an insight into the little things that make a big performance improvement, such as nutrition, anatomy, fitness testing, injuries, team sports, sponsorship and promotion and the benefits of exercise.
You do both practical and work related study and you will complete units and projects. This will be supplemented with industry visits and potential work experience placements that will help with devloping knowledge and practical application of skills. Our experienced tutors will provide excellent support and guidance along the way.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to be delivered online as much as possible.
What areas will I study?
- Taking part in exercise and fitness
- How the body works
- Health and fitness
- Indoor team games
- Nutrition, performance and healthy eating
You will also take part in taster sessions. You'll continue to improve your English, maths and ICT alongside your other studies and you'll have a regular tutorial with your personal tutor to keep you on track.