Sport Level 2

trong>Course Highlights:
Plan, leading and reviewing your own activity sessions.
Learning through as much practical content as possible.

Desirable skills:
Willingness to learn
Have an interest in PE/Science subjects

Other subjects that work well with this course are:

  • Level 2 Public Services
  • Science courses
  • Other Level 2 courses

Why study Sport at Level 2?
This course develops students’ knowledge of the sports industry and gives them practical experience, but it will also develop important skills, including team working and communication. Students will have the opportunity to take part in a range of sport and fitness activities. It will suit students who look to be active. Students will gain a Technical Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity on completion.

Course overview

  • Students will learn through a wide variety of different teaching aspects such a practical demonstrations and performances, class discussions and research tasks. Two of the units will be coursework based; the other two units will be assessed by an exam.
  • The content ranges from looking at how the human body adapts to exercise, to leading and reviewing your own activity sessions.
  • You will use your skills and subject knowledge to plan and lead your own activity sessions based on a sport or fitness activity of your choice.
  • Students will gain confidence in their own abilities to lead, will gain organisation, planning, delivering and evaluation skills.

Students studying Sport will:

  • Explore issues in health and wellbeing and trends in physical activity
  • Investigate different aspects of applied sport, including needs of participant’s, key sporting legislation and sporting organisations that help promote inclusive, equal and diverse sport.
  • Apply knowledge to the real world and better understand our bodies and their systems.

Progression routes and future careers

  • Level 2 Sport students become skilled in their knowledge of how the human body responds to exercise.
  • What have previous students gone on to study? – Kirsty Watson achieved a fantastic sports grade and has gone on to Bournemouth and Poole College to study for her level 3 examinations.