The course is offered to individuals already working in the Sports & Leisure industries who wish to study through work based learning. There are no pre-defined entry routes, however learners wishing to progress into this apprenticeship programme will require a minimum Level 1 Maths and English. The programme places great emphasis on practical ability backed up with an understanding of the principles involved. The Apprenticeship offers high quality training, to meet the Sports & Leisure industry standards. The qualification was designed for employers and ensures that the training received will equip students with the skills needed by the industry.
Students will receive practical training designed to develop knowledge and competence at carrying out relevant real-life tasks that employers value. This practical course covers a wide range of subjects to give a broad basic knowledge.
The course is divided into three sections:
GCSEs in the A*– E range
Up to 12 months, although students can fast track if they have met the performance criteria earlier.
Applicants will be visited regularly by a qualified Assessor to check progression and ensure that they are building evidence towards their final qualification.
Applicants could visit the College one day per week to work towards gaining detailed underpinning knowledge of the chosen subject.
Successful completion of the course could lead to employment opportunities within the industry or progress to Level 3 (Advanced Apprenticeship). Students may then progress to study a Foundation Degree at Level 4 and 5 within Sports Coaching, Health, Fitness & Exercise, Sports Development, Sports Science and Leisure Management Level 4 and 5.