Sports Development and Leadership, Certificate Level 2
- September 2022, Full Time
At Easton College, the Level 2 Sport in Leadership and Development aims to progress and promote students to make advances in their English and Maths, as well as the vocation of Sport. The Leadership and Development programme is aimed at capturing the essential skills of managing self; managing relationships with others; and managing own learning, performance and work. It is these skills that will enable young people to enter work and adult life confident and capable.
Course Length: 1 academic year
Days of the week: 4 days inclusive of English , Maths
A minimum of four GCSE's at Grades 3 including English and Maths.
Or a Level 1 qualification plus two Level 1 Functional Skills or equivalent.
Units of Study:
Unit 1 – Fitness for Sport , Exercise (Exam)
Unit 7 – Anatomy , Physiology (Exam)
Unit 2 – Practical Sport Performance
Unit 3 – The Mind , Sport Performance
Unit 6 – Leading Sport Activities
Unit 14 – Carry out a sport-related project
U24 – Work Experience in Sport
U19 – Practical Land-based activities
*Units are subject to change.
The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma in Sport provide the knowledge, skills and understanding for Level 2 learners to progress to:
- other Level 2 vocational qualifications and related competence-based qualifications for the Sport sector
- Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals, specifically the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National in Sport.
Throughout your time at Easton, the course aims to:
Provide a platform to showcase their knowledge and skills of sport, leadership and development, in preparation for your next positive destination. These experiences will be gained alongside Norfolk Schools Sports Partnership, Community Sport Foundation, Active Norfolk, Easton Higher Education, and AOC Sport, as well as other members of the college and local community through internal and external visits.
Give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the sport development and leadership sector. Junior job roles include: Community Sport Coach, Activity Leader or Multi-Sport Coach.
With these points considered, the course also intends for each student to make new positive connections within their community and be a valued, effective member of society.