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Introductory Certificate in Public Services and Sport Level 1

Level 1

Key Facts

Level:Level 1

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration:1 year

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:SPL0229AA1

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If you want to pursue a career in the public services or sports sectors this is an excellent place to start. This ‘new’ Introductory Diploma is designed to engage learners in developing a range of skills and personal attributes in preparation for employment in the public services or sports industry. It explores both theoretical and practical subjects and you will study the following topics: Being Organised; Developing a Personal Progression Plan; Working with Others; Researching a Topic; as well as specialised units from: How Exercise Affects the Body; Training for Fitness; Playing Sport; Coaching Skills in Sport; Assisting in a Sports Activity; Contributing to Running a Sports Event; Getting People Active; Keeping Active and Healthy; Finding out about Public Services; Taking Part in Fitness Testing; Carrying out Security Searches; Responding to an Incident; Planning and Navigating a Route; Assisting Members of the Public; Contributing to your Community; Taking Part in Sport and Adventurous Activities. The Public Services and Sports sectors have a wide variety of employment and voluntary opportunities which students could become involved with as part of this Study Programme.

Completion of Year 11 or equivalent; with achievement of some formal qualifications; along with evidence of a sustained interest and motivation in pursuing a career in the public services or sport; and the ability to cope with a programme of physical activity. Satisfactory report regarding attendance, attitude to study and potential for development.

Assessment is a combination of internally-set coursework and practical assessments that might include case studies; role play scenarios; and practical demonstrations.


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