Foundation Course in Sport and Public Services Skills

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Entry Level 3 Certificate or 2 GCSE's (E-G)

What will I learn?

During this course you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding in Sport and Public Services.

This one-year course will give you an introduction into the Sports and Uniformed Public Service industry. You will join with students from the Sports and UPS department at the start of the year to learn a range of key skills during a three-day development programme. You will camp for two nights and have the opportunity to improve your team building, communication and leadership skills during a range of activities and tasks. Once you return from camp, theory and practical lessons will take place in the classroom, in our fully-equipped gym and at Horntye Sports complex, where you will learn about anatomy and physiology, fitness, and diet.

Topics you will study include:

  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Participation in sport
  • Sports leadership
  • How the active body works
  • Customer service skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Physical fitness
  • English and maths

You will be assessed through a range of practical and coursework assignments, as well as an exam.

What could I progress on to?

On completion of the course you can progress onto further study including our Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Sport or Public Services, where further skills will prepare you for a career in sport and active leisure, or a career in one of the uniformed public services.

With additional training you could start your career in the industry working as a Gym instructor, Personal trainer, Sports coach, Leisure assistant, or joined the police, the navy, or the airforce.

You will be required to purchase the appropriate kit for the course you are studying.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 9645
    Course name Foundation Course in Sport and Public Service Skills
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 11/09/17
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide the right level at which to study. The guide below will help you work which level is best for you.

Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
Foundation Degree and Degree Our university courses typically require a relevant level 3 qualification or 120 UCAS points.

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