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Sport, Exercise & Fitness

Course Code: DSEF

Level: 2
Subject area: Sport & Leisure
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9.00am - 4.15pm

About the course

This course is designed to give you the introductory skills and knowledge required to begin a career in the sports and active leisure industry. The course covers a variety of industry-standard units and experiences which aim to provide you with the best available skills and knowledge to progress.

What you'll learn

The course involves a variety of theoretical and practical units. 

These may include: 

  • anatomy and physiology
  • health and exercise
  • nutrition
  • participating in sport
  • sports coaching
  • event planning
  • developing fitness
  • sports volunteering.
Entry requirements

In order to be successful on this course you must have at least four GCSEs at grade 3 or above.


This course contains elements of theory and practical assessments. The assessments can vary from essays and presentations in the classroom, to working with members of the public in the sportshall. The aim of all assessment methods is to ensure the relevant skills are being developed, and that you have a chance to use them in the real world. 

What's next?

On successful completion of the course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to progress to the College’s Level 3 Diploma in Sports course.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: DSEF

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £999

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.