Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure

This Sport and Football BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure is aimed at young people who wish to study sports and leisure in a professional vocational sports setting based at Leyton Orient Football Club and the Score Sports Complex.  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.

Entry Requirements:

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

  • Other relevant qualifications or evidence of prior learning

  • Initial Assessment Minimum Entry 3 English and interview

 What will I study?

  • How the body works

  • Taking Part in Exercise and Fitness

  • Taking Part in Sport

  • Planning your own Fitness Program

  • Planning and Leading a Sports Activity

  • Assisting at a Sport/Active Leisure Event

  • Safe Learning in the Workplace

  • Job Opportunities/Working in Sport and Active Leisure

  • Carrying out an Individual Project/Working in a Team

  • Functional Skills English and Maths

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical skills

  • Fitness levels

  • Theory Internal Assessments

What next?

Employment within the Sports and Leisure industry, or progression to the NCFE Level 2 course.

How to apply

To apply to our College Study Programme, please complete the Waltham Forest College application form. To find out more about the application process and to download the application form, visit the Waltham Forest College website.