Level 1 Diploma
Vocational Studies (Sport, Adventure Sports and Public Services)

This is a great first stepping stone for anyone keen to work in the field of Sport, Adventure Sports or Public Services. It’s an active learning pathway, so you’ll take part in a range of different activities.

From Football and Badminton to Rock Climbing, Kayaking, team building tasks or leadership activities you’ll study a broad insight into the different sectors.

What will I study?

  • A range of traditional sports e.g. Football, Table Tennis and Badminton
  • A range of adventure sports e.g. Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Kayaking
  • A range of public service activities e.g. team building, leadership, navigation
  • An introduction to fitness
  • Health and safety
  • Personal development classes
  • Preparation for interview
  • Job applications and course applications
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Flexible entry requirements which may mean some GCSEs at grades 1-3. 

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Working in a sports shop
  • Working at a leisure club
  • Good preparation for employment in the public services
  • Following the Level 2 or 3 Diploma you could work as an instructor at an outdoor centre