This course is designed for ages 16-19. This qualification will allow you to develop your knowledge and skills in preparation for working in the Sport and Leisure Industry or pursuing a level 2 Sports course.

Football students will receive 6 hours of coaching from our academy coaches as part of their enrichment programme. There will also be an opportunity to gain an FA Level 1 Coaching Qualification.

Selected students will have the opportunity to represent Waltham Forest College at intercollege football competitions.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSE's at grades 2 (E) including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Performance

  • Practical Sports Performance

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise

  • Lifestyle & Wellbeing

  • Injury and the Sports Performer

  • Promotion and Sponsorship in Sport

  • Leading Sports Activities

  • Sport and the Active Leisure Industry

You will be assessed via:


  • Assessment

  • Observations

  • Exams

  • Coursework

This course will lead to potential progression onto a level 3 programme of study or possible employment opportunities in the sports and leisure sector.

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