Course: Sport Level 1

Study Level

Level 1


Great Yarmouth Campus


1 Year



The Level 1 Sport course is designed to support your personal development through acquiring new skills and knowledge in sport, exercise and fitness.

This course will give you transferable skills that can be applied in a number of workplaces and will focus on the study of the sport within the leisure sector, offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key  knowledge as well as providing opportunities to learn practical and technical skills. You will gain an understanding of the sport, exercise and leisure vocational sector, study areas of particular interest and be encouraged to adopt a fitter and healthier lifestyle.

Modules you will study include:

  • Taking part in sport
  • Sport coaching
  • Personal exercise and fitness
  • Health and nutrition

Why study with us:

  • You will have the opportunity to progress onto Level 2 and 3 Sport courses
  • We have great links with local employers to provide work placements as well as jobs at the end of your study
  • Our courses are practical and will give you a range of transferable skills


You will ideally need to have achieved a grade 2 in English and maths.

These entry grades are set as a guide, however we encourage students who are interested in this course and unsure of the grades they will achieve to submit an application and come along for a discussion with the course lecturer to assess your suitability.


Assessment will be through the successful completion of a portfolio of evidence. Evidence will be generated through:

  • Practical assessments
  • Demonstrations
  • Group assessments
  • Self-reflection
  • Written assessments


You can progress on to Sport Level 2.


"The partnership between Norwich City Community Sports Foundation and East Coast College allows students on the various sports pathways to have access to sector expertise and experiences that will further enhance their learning and career progression."

Stevie Bramble

Head of Curriculum, Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

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