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Certificate for Sports Pathway

Course Duration

82 Guided Learning Hours

Tuition Fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

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Functional Skills

About this course

This qualification is intended to provide learners with a basic introduction to the Sports and Active Leisure sector, equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills.

What will I study?

Working in Sports and Active Leisure

  • Know about the sport and active leisure sector. 

  • Know about jobs in sport and active leisure. 

  • Know about the skills needed to work in the sport and active leisure sector. 

  • Be able to develop own skills for work within sport and active leisure 

The effects of exercise on the body 

  • Know about different kinds of exercise. 

  • Know how different kinds of exercise affect the body 

Planning own fitness programme 

  • Know the components of physical fitness. 

  • Be able to assess your own fitness level. 

  • Be able to plan and use your own fitness programme. 

  • Know how to overcome barriers that may affect achievement of fitness goals 

  • Be able to review your own fitness programme. 

Health eating and drinking for adults 

  • Know the importance of healthy eating 

  •  Be able to promote the importance of healthy eating to others 

  • Know the importance of drinking enough to stay healthy. 

  • Be able to promote the importance to others of drinking enough to stay healthy. 

Conduct at work 

  • Be able to conduct self appropriately in a work setting. 

  • Be able to review own conduct in a work setting 

Why study here?

We don’t just develop the knowledge and skills, we go above and beyond to develop interpersonal skills that help you develop your career. Not just filling out a workbook, taking away the foundations of a great career. Practical vocational experience. Linked to businesses in your community – linked to employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

14+ years old
Must have legally lived within the UK for at least 3 years
As part of your enrolment process, you’ll complete some initial screening to identify your current working level and to build your learning plan. As part of this process, we’ll provide you with career information and advice to select the best option for you

Course duration

82 Guided Learning Hours

What courses can I progress to?

Gain an accredited qualification
Get in-depth career advice to build the foundations of your career
Extra skills in confidence building, problem-solving and other key business skills.

Tuition fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please contact us at

Please note

We make every effort to ensure the information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

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