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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 - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, three days a week

About the course

This course is designed to give learners the introductory skills and knowledge required to begin a career in the sports and active leisure industry. The course covers a variety of industry standards units and experiences to give learners 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
  • planning events
  • developing fitness
  • sports volunteering.
Entry requirements

Students need to have gained a minimum of four GCSEs are grade 3 or above. 


This course has 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 sports hall! The aim of all assessment methods is to ensure the skills are being developed, and you have a chance to use them in the real world.

What's next?

Progression from this course can result in learners moving into our very successful Level 3 Sports Course.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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.