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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London


London’s #1 College for Skills

Introduction to the course

If you want to get a job in the sports and leisure industry, then this course is ideal for you. You will study fitness testing and training, practical sport, anatomy and physiology for sport, sports injury, planning and leading sports activities, technical skills and tactical awareness for sport and exercise and fitness instruction. You may also wish to retake GCSE’s in English and mathematics.

What do I need?

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade D-G or the equivalent Level 1 qualifications at Pass grade, to come to an interview, pass an assessment and have a good reference. If you are coming from school or another College, you will need an 87% attendance record.

You will need to enjoy sports and fitness and have the desire to improve your own personal fitness. You must be willing to work within a team environment and develop your personal qualities. You must be enthusiastic, energetic and show an interest in developing a range of skills and techniques that will help you in gaining employment in the sports and leisure industry. In addition you will need to enjoy sport and fitness, have an interest in the human body and hold a genuine desire to further your all around knowledge in sports.

How is the course taught?

This course is a mixture of assignment writing and p practical assessment where you will be given the opportunity to develop your playing skills through dart fish video analysis.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via a combination of observations during practical tasks and written coursework. Assessments throughout the course vary from assignment to assignment, giving you a chance to showcase your development through a variety of methods.

What does it lead to?

If you gain a Merit for the course, complete and pass all functional skills exams and sustain an average attendance of 85% you could go on to a Level 3 BTEC in Sport or progress onto an NVQ L2 Activity Leadership or Apprenticeship in activity leadership, coaching or fitness instruction.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Enfield Centre 3 Sep 2018 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: DP2MSPS1 / 18DA11Y

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply here

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Testimonial

Kyron Williams

Everyone at College helped me to focus and believe in myself. I’m getting better all the time – I love the buzz of pushing myself to go faster. - He ran for Great Britain’s Under-19 100m relay team alongside his studies.

Kyron Williams Sports and Fitness BTEC Diploma Level 3

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

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