This course is designed for ages 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:<br>



  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 1-2 (E-G) including English and Maths

  • Initial assessment minimum Entry 3 English

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • How the body works

  • Taking Part in Sport, Exercise and Fitness

  • Planning your own Fitness Program

  • Planning and Leading a Sports Activity

  • Safe Learning in the Workplace

  • Job Opportunities/Working in Sport and Active Leisure

  • Carrying out an Individual Project/Working in a Team

You will be assessed via:


  • Practical skills

  • Fitness levels

  • Theory internal assessments

This course will lead to employment within the Sports and Leisure industry, progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Sport or Level 2 Sports Apprenticeship.

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