Sport and Active Leisure (Optional Entry to Football Academy) — BTEC Level 1 Diploma

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Course information

This course helps students aged 16-18 to develop the skills and knowledge required for the sport and recreation industry at an introductory level.
• Working in sport and leisure
• The healthy body
• Personal effectiveness
• Financial management
• Organising a sport or leisure event
• Issues in sport and leisure


• BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure
• C&G Literacy, C&G Numeracy, C&G I.T, C&G Personal Social Development.
• Community Sports Leaders and Junior Sports Leaders.

This course leads to...

Progression to the level 2 qualification.

Entry Requirements

• A strong interest in sport.
• You must be aged 16-18.
• Students need to have entry level 3 in English and Maths or achieve an equivalent level in the initial College assessment.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 158530

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £15,736 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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