Introduction to Sport Level 1
The Level 1 Introduction to Sport Diploma with Boston College 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. Boston 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 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.
If you are unable to meet these entry requirements enrolment onto our Pathways to Progress provision will prepare you for progression into the curriculum area of your choice, either in-year (depending on progress made in the first six weeks) or the following September. We also offer full time ESOL courses which give you opportunity to develop your language skills further prior to progression into the curriculum area of your choice the following September.