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Sport Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in September 2024 and will take one year to complete.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs at grade 4 or above plus English at grade 3 and Maths at grade 4 or above OR Level 1 Diploma in Sport plus English at grade 3 and Maths at grade 4 or above.

You will achieve

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Sport

Course overview

This course has been designed to support your development of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to make a successful transition onto Level 3 Sport, into employment or onto an apprenticeship in the sports industry.

Course content

This programme consists of a combination of lectures, practical activities, sport, presentations, tutorials, research and group work across a variety of sport subject areas and disciplines including GCSE English and/or Maths.

You will also be encouraged to take part in the Barnsley Sports Academy (BSA) teams and/or BSA Workforce to support your enrichment and work experience.

Course themes:

  • Participating in Sport
  • Developing Sporting Skills
  • Sports Coaching
  • Exercise and Nutrition

Assessment will occur continually throughout the programme. You will have unit assignments to complete and will be assessed on your practical and coaching ability. You will also have time-constrained assignments as well as oral presentations. You are also required to undertake externally set and moderated assignments which will compromise a number of written tasks. Each individual unit and the full award are graded at pass, merit or distinction level.

All Sport and Public Services students will be expected to wear a Barnsley Sports Academy (BSA) hooded top* and polo shirt*, along with dark tracksuit bottoms and sports trainers. During practical sessions, kit will consist of a Barnsley Sports Academy t-shirt*, dark shorts and sports trainers. Non-regulation clothing/footwear is not permitted. Students will also require ring-binders, writing materials, paper/stationery and core textbooks.

Barnsley Sports Academy clothing marked with an asterisk(*) can be purchased from the Sports Centre Reception.

Honeywell Sports campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

This qualification is designed to enable candidates to progress onto a Level 3. Alternatively, you may wish to enter employment within the sports industry.

See what careers are available in the Sport sector. Use our online careers tool, Career Coach, to find out what your next steps could be.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sport Level 2 Full-time

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