The Level 2 Sport OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma is designed to give you a comprehensive experience of the skills required to work within the sports industry. In addition to this qualification, you will also study the Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award Level 1 Assistant Gym Instructor qualification.
Level 2 Sport OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma contains practical units to improve your coaching and instructing ability whilst improving on your confidence and professionalism. Alongside the physical aspects, the course also teaches strong foundations to help you understand the industry and the academic and employer related skills that will be required.
You will study subjects in a practical way where possible, however even within practical subjects there will be an element of theory and portfolio building work to be completed.
Alongside our fantastic education pathway, learners will also be part of the Boston College Academy of Sport which will allow participation in regional and local competitions in many sports. This year, learners accessing our provision, will be able to take part in the ‘prestigious’ Association of Colleges Football league. Students will have training built into their timetable, receive training from a Licensed UEFA B football coach and build on their personal, technical, tactical, and physical attributes. Elite education and elite sports participation at its best!
You will study a variety of units, which may include:
The YMCA Award Level 1 will qualify you to work as a gym instructor whilst under supervision.
All subject content will be available via the college Moodle website to assist you when working away from the classroom.
If you have a Grade 2 or below in English or maths, you can study towards either a PASS in Functional Skills Level 2 or a GCSE grade 4-9. Once you have achieved either qualification, you will not be required to undertake any further English or maths.
Full time 16-19 learner with a Grade 3, must study towards a GCSE grade 4-9.
The Sport OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma will take you one year to complete. You will attend Boston Colleges Peter Paine Performance Centre in Boston for four-five days a week.
You will need a minimum of 93% attendance throughout the year, in order for you to successfully complete the qualification.
The Sport OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.
If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £1500.
Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701 or email your query to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
Successfully achieving a Merit on this course can lead onto the Sport and Exercise Sciences Subsidiary and Diploma Level 3 course.
Successfully achieving a Distinction can lead on to the Sport and Exercise Sciences 90 Credit and Extended Diploma Level 3 course.
You will also be able to gain employment within the sports industry.
Additional costs include the purchase of suitable kit is required.
Throughout the year a variety of educational and fun trips and visits will be available for a small cost.
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