Introduction to Sport Level 1

The Level 1 Introduction to Sport Diploma will help you to develop the underpinning knowledge required to progress onto a Level 2 Sport qualification.

This course contains practical units to improve your coaching and instructing ability whilst improving on your confidence and professionalism.

Alongside the physical aspects, the course also teaches the basic foundations to help you understand the industry and the academic and employer related skills that will be required.

On this course you will enjoy many different units and assessment methods which will build your skill base in preparation for a Level 2 qualification.

What will I do?

During the Level 1 Introduction to Sport Diploma you will study a range of units and topics over the year including:

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic
  • How Exercise Affects the Body
  • Training for Fitness
  • Playing Sport
  • Coaching Skills in Sport
  • Assisting in a Sports Activity
  • Contributing to Running a Sports Event

You will also have the opportunity to complete leadership activities to develop your employability skills.

Varied teaching strategies and learning environments are used which include classrooms, human physiology and science laboratories, and sports field and sports hall. The College also has links with a variety of local sporting organisations.

If you have a Grade 2 or below in English or maths, you can study towards either a PASS in Functional Skills Level 2 or a GCSE grade 4-9. Once you have achieved either qualification, you will not be required to undertake any further English or maths.

Full time 16-19 learner with a Grade 3, must study towards a GCSE grade 4-9.

Entry Qualifications

Entry requirements are two GCSEs at grades 2 or above (Old GCSE grade E or above) or equivalent (to include English or maths), or any one of the following, an Entry 3 qualification, a Certificate in Skills for Working Life or Life Skills, an ESOL Entry L3 qualification.


For more information, or to apply for this course please email

Who We Are & Contact Us

Boston United Community Foundation is one of the top community sports coaching programmes in Lincolnshire, delivering safe and affordable activities that bring all members of the community together regardless of their circumstances.

The Jakemans Stadium
York Street, Boston PE21 6JN

01205 364406

Boston United Community Foundation is a Registered Charity No. 1174561.

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