Pathway 3: Working in Sport

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Sport (Working in Sport), learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units and 1 optional unit.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Working in Sport), learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units and 4 optional units.

These qualifications consist of 3 graded mandatory units:

  • Participating in sport (6 credits)
  • Understanding business in sport (6 credits)
  • Preparing to work in the sport and leisure industry (6 credits)

and 15 graded optional units:

  • Sports coaching (6 credits)
  • Physical fitness and injuries in sport (6 credits)
  • Performance analysis for sport (6 credits)
  • Psychology for sports performance (6 credits)
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities (6 credits)
  • Planning and running a sports event (6 credits)
  • Sports volunteering (6 credits)
  • Work experience in the sports industry (6 credits)
  • Plan and set up an enterprising sport business (6 credits)
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise (6 credits)
  • Introduction to healthy exercise and nutrition (6 credits)
  • Introduction to sports massage (6 credits)
  • Factors affecting participation in sport and physical activity

(6 credits)

  • Sport and society (6 credits)
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate an activity session (6 credits)