This course is for ages 16-19 and 19+ Adults, who wish to gain an in depth knowledge of the sport and leisure industry.

This qualification will allow you to progress onto the second year of the level 3 course or gain employment opportunities within the sport and leisure industry.

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 grade 4 (C) or above including English and Maths or Merit in a relevant Level 2 qualification

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology

  • Physiology of Fitness

  • Assessing Risk in Sport

  • Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

  • Practical Individual Sport

  • Sports Development

  • Fitness Training and Programming

You will be assessed via:


  • Practical assessment

  • Observations

  • Coursework

This course will lead to university or for a career within the sports industry.

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