Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Leisure

Course Content

The course introduces learners to the subject sport, recreation and their own personal lifestyle. The course allows for personal and social development in confidence, social awareness and skills for work. The course includes:

»Improving Fitness

»Working in Sport and Leisure

»Leading a Sport and Active Leisure Activity

»How the body works

»Basic functional skills numeracy, literacy & IT will also be developed creating a balance between practical and theory based sessions

The course provides an opportunity to experience real work in a leisure environment e.g. setting up and putting down equipment, health and safety of equipment, leadership, communication and teamwork. Visits out to the Sport and Leisure industry are also included.

Course Format

Full Time

Entry Qualifications

The course is aimed at 16-19 year olds. Entry requirements for Level 1 are 4 GCSE qualifications at Grade D-G.

All applicants will be required to attend an interview to discuss their motivation for applying and complete an initial diagnostic assessment.


Students can progress laterally onto other L1 courses at the college or progress onto level 2 courses (from level 1) such as Level 2 in Sport. E2E is also another popular progression route.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.