Sport Level 2 Vocational

This course covers a wide variety of aspects related to the Sport, Exercise and Health industry. Modules studied include Anatomy, Practical Sports, Sports Nutrition and Fitness training and programming. Students will also complete the NCS program as part of this course, as will as completing and extended volume of work experience. The aim of this is to create a rounded learner who is capable of progressing to either Level 3 study, or moving into the work place.

Awarding Body

Available As

L2 Dip

What will I study?

The course consists of Core and Optional units:

The Core Units:

  • Practical Sports
  • Anatomy & Physiology

The Optional Units:

  • Sports Nurtrition
  • Fitness testing and training 

As a Student you will also complete the NCS program at the start of the qualification, where you will complete a social action project, something which looks fantastic on your CV. 

You will also be expected to complete a work experience placement throughout the year, further building your CV. 

Teaching methods that are used are lectures, group discussions / work, practical lessons and research tasks. As well as this, we will be putting you in front of external groups to build your employability skills, an example of this is running a athletics event for over 150 primary school children! 

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed using a range of methods which include:

  • written assignments
  • practical, presentations
  • portfolio building
  • posters and leaflets

Are there any extra costs?

There is a course cost of £30 which pays for trips, printing and a basic stationery pack. We encourage students to purchase the Cirencester College PE Kit pack which ranges from £70 to £170

Are there any specific entry requirements?

·       Mainly grade 3s at GCSE

·       NVQ level 1 or First Diploma

or you are:

·       Pre 16

·       Home or Steiner educated

Careers Information


Are there any exams?

No – there are no exams in this course; all assessments are coursework based. However occasionally teachers may choose to assess your knowledge through informal internal tests.

Is this course right for me?

This is a good choice for those who have not achieved four Cs or above at GCSE level. It will help you gain the knowledge, confidence, study skills and entry requirements to progress to a Level 3 course such as AS levels or National Diplomas.