Level 1 in Sport Studies

This practical Level 1 course is an excellent introduction to our Sport and Protective Services courses. You will learn more about each industry, become an excellent team player, and decide whether you'd like to progress to our Level 2 Sport or Protective Services course.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 1

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60174 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

This one-year course will give you an introduction into the Sports and Uniformed Protective Services industry. You will join with students from the Sports and UPS department at the start of the year to learn a range of key skills during a three-day development programme. You will camp for two nights and have the opportunity to improve your team building, communication and leadership skills during a range of activities and tasks. Once you return from camp, theory and practical lessons will take place in the classroom, in our fully-equipped gym and at Horntye Sports complex, where you will learn about anatomy and physiology, fitness, and diet.

Topics you will study include:

  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Participation in sport
  • Sports leadership
  • How the active body works
  • Customer service skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Physical fitness
  • English and maths

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum two grade 2 at GCSE including English and/or maths.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a range of practical and coursework assignments, as well as an exam.

What qualification will I achieve?

Level 1 Certificate in Sport Level 1 Certificate in Public Services

What can I do after completing this course?

On completion of the course you can progress onto further study including our Level 2 BTEC in Sport or Protective Services, where further skills will prepare you for a career in sport and active leisure, or a career in one of the uniformed public services.

With additional training you could start your career in the industry working as a Gym instructor, Personal trainer, Sports coach, Leisure assistant, or joined the police, the navy, or the Air force.

Are there any extra costs?

You will be required to purchase the Sport uniform which costs £140

Additional Info

Other trips and visits may be arranged at extra cost and will be optional but will offer learners further opportunities to explore the many sport industries.