Sport, Fitness & Exercise

Qualification: Diploma
Level 2

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About this course

Gain the introductory skills and knowledge to start a career in sport, exercise and fitness. You will also gain valuable practical and personal transferable skills that can be applied to work or further study.

Full-time students aged 16-18 will follow a study programme at City College which includes:

  • The main subject qualification
  • Work experience which is effective, relevant, and includes careers fairs, site visits, guest speakers and introduces you to the expectations of the real demands of work
  • English and maths, where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade 9-4/A*-C in these subjects by age 16
  • Additional activities, such as tutorials and work-related learning, to help further develop the personal skills relevant to your progression goals

These four elements should combine to provide stretch and challenge to prepare you for progression to employment or further study.

What you will learn
  • Participating in sport
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
  • Sports coaching
  • Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition
  • Developing sporting skills and tactical awareness
  • Preparing to work in the sport and leisure industry
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate an activity session

Fully equipped gym plus use of a number of off-site facilities, including:

  • Solent sports hall
  • Woodmill Activity Centre
  • Southampton Golf Club
  • Lordshill sports fields
  • Pound for Pound boxing
  • St Mary's Stadium

Sport, Fitness & Exercise Level 2 Assessment

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grade 9-3/A*-D (including English, maths and PE), OR
  • Relevant level 1 qualification and working to at Level 1 in English and maths

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
02/09/19 1 year Main campus
What next?
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Physical Activity
  • Trainee level work in sport and leisure centres
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Team building trips
  • Stadium trip
  • Guest speakers
  • Work experience
  • Industry week activities