Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching


Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Sport & Fitness
Course Code: OR235

Are you a sports enthusiast who is looking to develop a career in the sport and fitness industries?

This course allows students to gain a wide range of knowledge and experience in exercise, fitness coaching and sports leadership. A combination of theory and practical units will give you an understanding of the different industries available to you. The course includes a variety of sport training including; professional golf instructing, football coaching, tennis, squash and a wide range of Outdoor Adventure activities.



Diploma in Sport (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Fitness for sport
Anatomy and physiology for sport and exercise
Practical sport
Training for personal fitness
Leading sports activities
Lifestyle and wellbeing
The mind and sports performance
Sports performer in action
Work experience.

Daily professional football coaching and developmental fitness training
Entry in the British colleges' football leagues as well as a wide range of fitness opportunities
Functional Skills/English and maths GCSE
First aid qualification.

Option to include (at additional cost):
Gym and fitness instructing qualification.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at minimum grades 3/D, including English and maths. A keen interest in sport and fitness is essential.

Next Steps

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Fitness
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership

Career Opportunities

Health and fitness industries
Sports coach
Personal trainer
Fitness instructor
Gym instructor
Leisure centre operations
Health centre worker.