Sport Studies, Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This Level 1 course is the perfect introduction to the sports and active leisure industries.
You will study three core units, two personal skill units and three specialist units. These may include taking part in sport, managing your health at work, safe learning in the workplace, planning your own fitness programme, working in sport and active leisure, sport and active leisure group project and how the body works.
You’ll be able to get involved in our Sports Academy and enrichment programmes, tutorial support, employability development and study skills. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level required to work in the industry.
How will I be assessed?
We’ll assess your practical and written assignments, and will provide you with support to succeed.
What could I do after this course?
This course could be your first step towards a career in the sports and active leisure industry. You could increase your skills and potential by progressing to a Level 2 course in Sport or Public Services at Weston College.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3-1 with at least two at grade 3, or a pre-vocational programme.
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What our students say
Cassidy Escott, Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3
"Weston college had provided me with countless opportunities within my studies and playing which has allowed me to go onto one of the best sporting universities in the UK and the world. I felt That throughout my time at the college I was heavily supported and guided so I could persuade my aspirations. I chose to study sport and exercise science as it allowed me to have a broader insight into the sports industry helping to make the decision of university becoming easier. During my time at the college, I was lucky enough to get a once-in-a-lifetime work placement with Bristol bears ladies in sports analysis where I helped to film and code both training and games."
Former school: Hans Price Academy
Studied: Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3
What next? Cassidy is progressing to Loughborough University to complete a degree in Sport Science, Coaching and Physical Education.