Intermediate Sport & Fitness (Level 2)

Exercise Sharpens The Mind And Body, Boosts Performance And Encourages Personal Development

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Study Type
Full Time
Study Tier
Intermediate
Start Date
06/09/2021
Duration
1 year
Coordinator
Todd Connor

Entry Requirements

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied. 

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below. 

The Intermediate Sport and Fitness Programme will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of sports participation and personal fitness, and develop your understanding of the active leisure industry. You will also have the chance to develop your practical skills for coaching and instructing through practical sessions in the college gym and sports facilities each week. 

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR? 

This course is for anyone who is interested in starting a career in the sport and fitness industry. Students who are interested in both academic and practical studies will do well on the programme. 

WHAT WILL I LEARN? 

This is an opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications in sport, coaching, and the leisure industry. The programme will also cover employability skills, to prepare learners for future careers. 

On the Level 2 course you will gain a wide range of skills including how to: 

  • Develop your own personal fitness 
  • Participate in a range of sports, following the rules and regulations 
  • Basic principles of anatomy and physiology 
  • Basic principles of nutrition for a healthy lifestyle and as a sports performer 
  • Promote and establish working relationships between players, coaches, parents and officials. 
  • Safely organise and supervise activities 
  • Understand different aspects of coaching 
  • Health and wellbeing 
  • Employment skills 

You will be assessed by a mixture of written projects and assignments and practical assessment. You will also be required to pass a practical gym coaching session. 

COURSE UNITS 

Level 2 Certificate in Sport and Active Leisure 

  • Anatomy and physiology for sport 
  • Practical Sport 
  • Development of Personal Fitness 
  • Fitness testing and training 
  • ICT for the workplace 
  • Nutrition for sports performance 
  • Risks and hazards in Sport and Active Leisure 
  • Sports Coaching 

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS/GCSE 

Your course will include functional skill modules or GCSE classes to help you develop these essential skills. You will be assessed, and will attend both of the following modules. 

  • English 
  • Maths 

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO? 

Students who successfully complete this course and have gained GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or above have two progression options within college.  

Option 1: Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing 

Option 2: Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity 

students could also progress into entry-level employment in the sport and active leisure industry through an apprenticeship. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

All full time students pay a resource fee plus approx. £115. This cost covers all central fees plus the required course kit which all learners must wear for both practical and academic sessions For information on support and funding available to students, please call Student Services on 01983 550581. Exact fees will be confirmed during the interview process. 

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