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    Ideal if: you want to learn about working in the sports industry and to develop your practical skills.

    You’ll learn: planning and leading sports activities, fitness testing and training, and outdoor adventurous activities.

    Expect: your coaching and leadership skills to be tested with units such as planning and leading sports activities, where you will take charge of a primary school sports event.

    You’ll love: lots of trips and experiences, including the outdoor adventurous activity unit when you will have six weeks of skiing and kayaking tuition.

    This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the sports industry, specialising in fitness and coaching elements. 

    You will study a range of modules, for example:

    • Planning and leading sports activities
    • Fitness testing and training
    • Outdoor adventurous activities
    • Sports Leadership

    The Level 2 Sport course will put you ahead of the game not only due to this course but also with all of the additional qualifications but also the trips and experiences that you will have whilst on the course making your CV or job interview even more interesting! The Level 2 Sport course aims to give you an understanding of the sport industry through a wide variety of units. You’ll study units such as Outdoor Adventurous Activity where you will participate in 6 weeks of activities in the outdoors.

    Throughout the course your coaching and leadership skills will be tested with units such as Planning and Leading Sports Activity, where you will take charge of a Primary School Sports Events where your skills will be tested.

    As you can imagine, the course is very physical and you’ll be expected to take part in all activities. You will be provided with a Gloucestershire College Sports kit.

    The tutors also have great links with the sports industries, enabling opportunities to our students not otherwise available. As part of the course residential trips and other activities will be arranged and these will attract a fee. Full details will be given to you at the beginning of the course.

    You will need to complete relevant work placement as part of your course. You will have support whilst at College to arrange this but it is advised to start thinking about it prior to enrolment.


At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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