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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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L1 Introductory Diploma in Sport Level 1 | BTEC Introductory Diploma in Sport

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Summary

The SGS Level 1 Sports programme is designed to introduce learners to the exciting world of sport through a number of engaging topics and units. The programme combines both theory and practical experiences from the sector, whilst allowing learners to develop and improve on other key skills, such as English and maths. The course is yearlong, and provides access to our Level 2 Sport and Level 2 Public Services programmes.
This is a full-time course.

The Level 1 programme is made up of units, that are a mix of theory and practical work. This course is split into 2 sections; core units and sector units. Examples of these units include:

Core units will include:

  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic

Sector units include:

  • How Exercise effects the Body
  • Training for Fitness
  • Coaching Skills in Sport

How do the Sports Academies work alongside this course?

Learners are able to access Sports Academies whilst studying at SGS College on a full-time course. Your academic studies and academy training work as a partnership, and as such, are never timetabled at the same time. This allows you to continue your development within your selected sporting discipline, whilst studying in an academic area that interests you.
For example, a learner may have lectures on a Monday morning and then Academy training at WISE on a Monday afternoon.

How will I know how I am doing?

We will assess this qualification through 100% coursework. The assessment methods we will use include written assignments, presentations, discussions and practical assessment of skills, such as coaching and leading.

Learners are giving regular feedback to support their understanding of the subject’s topic areas, whilst also receiving feedback to aid the continued development of their numeracy and literacy skills.

What do I need to join?

Applicants will hold GCSEs at grade 2 in English and maths.

How will I learn?

This Level 1 course is based at our dynamic and exciting WISE Campus, located within easy reach of the city of Bristol and moments away from Bristol Parkway and Filton Abbey Wood train stations.

This programme is 100% course work based. We assess learners using a number of different methods, allowing learners to enhance these types of skills holistically throughout the course. The types of assessment methods range from writing reports and creating posters, through to delivering practical sessions and formal presentations.

Previous work

Maths & English

English and maths qualifications will be a part of this course package. Learners will have English and maths lectures embedded into their timetable to support their academic development over the programme’s duration.

Employability

Possible careers and salaries include:
Leisure Centre assistant - £13,000 to £20,000 depending upon experience
Assistant Coach - £14,000 to £20,000 depending upon experience

Average yearly salary data taken from the National Careers Services website

Work Experience

Every learner at SGS College is tasked with achieving a number of work experience hours during the academic year. We suggest the learner starts to consider their work experience placement at the earliest opportunity.

The work experience element of the course is imperative as it provides the learner with vital insight into possible roles within the industry. Each of our courses has a high amount of employer engagement, with the aim to expose the learner to possible destinations once the qualification has been completed. Is it these experiences and engagements that allow our learners to develop holistically and to become industry ready.

What can I do next?

A high majority of our learner’s progress onto our Level 2 Sport programme, or other available Level 2 courses at SGS College. Following the successful completion of this qualification, learners could also apply for L2 apprenticeships in the related field. Employment options after achievement include assistant coaching roles and customer facing roles in the industry.

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course information last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2022 @ 8.02am (22 hours ago)

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AvailabilityOur Full-Time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

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Sports Academies

Become part of our AcademyIn addition with all Full-time study routes, you can also apply to become part of our Sporting academies. If you wish to also apply, add your chosen Academy to your course basket along with your chosen course of study.

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999 Academy Apply
999 Academy Apply
American Football Academy Apply
Athletics Academy Apply
Basketball Academy Apply
Boxing Academy Apply
Business Academy Apply
Cricket Academy Apply
Esports Academy Apply
Female Football Academy Apply
Female Rugby Union Academy Apply
Golf Academy Apply
Male Football Academy Apply
Male Rugby Union Academy Apply
Netball Academy Apply
Table Tennis Academy Apply
TEAMS Academy Apply

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Course fees explained

The course fee can usually be broken down to three components which are Materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), Tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and Exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19s studying Full-Time courses have just Material fee costs to pay, over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay. Find out more about Understanding Fees

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