This course is designed for 16-19. This qualification will allow you to study sports and leisure in a professional vocational sports setting based at Leyton Orient Football Club and the Score Sports Complex.

This Diploma is designed to equip you with the necessary skills for a career within the Sports Industry.

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

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above including English and Maths Grade 3 (D) or above

  • Merit in a relevant Level 2 qualification

  • Initial Assessment Minimum Level 1 English/Maths

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

  • Physiology of Fitness

  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

  • Sports Coaching

  • Practical Individual Sport

  • Sports Development

  • Assessing Risk in Sports

You will be assessed via:


  • Practical skills

  • Fitness levels

  • Theory internal assessment

This course will lead to employment within the Sports and Leisure industry, progression to the Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Sport or Level 3 Sports Apprenticeship.

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