Course: Sport Level 2
Great Yarmouth Campus
FT / PT
Do you want to develop the knowledge and skills required to help people lead a healthier lifestyle through sport and physical activity? Our courses combine academic studies with developing your sport and exercise skills as well as leadership, organisation and communication. You will study a variety of practical, theoretical and applied sport and fitness topics.
This programme includes a variety of modules including:
- Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Effects of Exercising on the Body Systems
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Practical Sport and Planning and Leading Sport Activities
- Nutrition for Sports Performance
You can access a range of work experience opportunities. Links with local schools have helped to develop students’ experience of coaching pupils and they have also been able to organise a number of events at the schools with a sporting theme.
A partnership with the Norwich City Community Sports Foundation has helped to develop their coaching skills. The Foundation delivers training to people with mild to complex learning needs and the students have also been delivering training to students from the college.
Students on the programme have also benefited from regular free access to Waveney Sports Centre thanks to a partnership with Sentinel Leisure Trust. The students have been able to use top-of-the-range facilities and equipment and have also been able to put their knowledge in to practice through work experience placements offering coaching to members.
There are also chances to volunteer at local sporting events and trips to elite sports venues to study the impact of elite sport on performance and potential employment routes in to elite sport.
A number of men’s and ladies’ sports teams have been established and there are opportunities to take part in fixtures locally, regionally and nationally such as the AOC (Association of Colleges) National Football Competition, National Rugby Competition and Suffolk League Basketball.
You will need to achieved at least four GCSEs at grade 4 or above (including English).
Assessment will be through the successful completion of a portfolio of evidence. Evidence will be generated through:
- Practical assessments
- Group assessments
- Written assessments
You can progress on to Sport and Physical Activity Level 3.
Related Study Programmes
Access to Science and Health
BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Exercise (Progression Route)
Sport and Physical Activity Level 3
FdSc Sport, Health and Exercise
Sport and Public Services Level 1
Sport Level 2