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Level 2 Diploma in Sport & Enterprise in the Community

  • CODE
    Full time
    1 Year
  • FEES
    Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
  • Free tuition for students under 19 on 31 August prior to start date
  • Advanced Learner Loans available to students aged 19 or over
The course offers the opportunity for students to progress down two separate pathways dependent upon their interests and future aspirations. Giving students the opportunity to develop the skills needed for employment within the sports and fitness industries or the public services, this course will give you an understanding of why fitness and nutrition is important and help you assess your own levels. You will also benefit from taking part in the planning and running of a community project, undertaking risk assessments, as well as increasing your teamwork and leadership skills.

Sport Pathway

• Anatomy and Physiology
• Sport as a Business
• People Skills in Sport and Active Leisure

Public Services Pathway

• Customer Service
• Lead Outdoor Activities that Promote Environmental Responsibility
• Developing Group Physical Activity Sessions
• People Skills in Sport and Active Leisure
• Developing and Maintaining Local Partnerships to Challenge Youth Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour


• Team Work Skills
• Work Experience
• Diversity and Social Inclusion
• Enterprise Awareness
• Community Projects

Students may have the opportunity to undertake additional short qualifications as part of their course. These are designed to support future careers.

Progression routes / leaving destinations

Successful students can progress onto a Level 3 in Sports or Public Services. Alternatively, you may gain employment in the industry.

This course is linked to our sports enrichment programme representing an exciting opportunity for students to develop sporting expertise and study skills. Students on the course are expected to take part in a variety of enrichment activities each week. Opportunities range from taking part in one of our College sports teams, working in the community or undertaking further study and courses within the department.

Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, on and offline tests and practical observations.

In addition to standard College equipment, students will need appropriate sports clothing for practical activities.