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 GSCE's at grade 1 (G) or above including English and Maths

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Functions of the Skeletal, Muscular and Cardio-respiratory Systems

  • Requirements of a Healthy Diet

  • Different Exercise and Fitness Ativities and Facilities

  • The workplace; Risks and Hazards, Employee Rights and Responsibilities

  • Physical Activities for Children and the Role of the Adult

  • How to Support a Leader of a Sports or Active Leisure Activity

You will be assessed via:


  • Portfolio of evidence

  • Observed performance

  • Task based controlled assessment

  • Performance in the workplace

This course will lead to students being able to make informed choices about progression onto a level 2 sports course or whether to gain employment in the sports and leisure sector.

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