Course Snapshot

Level 1 Sports, Fitness & Health

This course provides a solid foundation for a future in the sports industry. You will gain essential knowledge and skills across various sports disciplines, understand the fundamentals of fitness, and develop teamwork and leadership abilities.

Working in a team  

Planning a fitness program  

Participating in leisure activities  

Understanding the language and culture of a community  

Taking part in sports  

Placement experience  

✅ Job opportunities  






 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Sports

Aged 16-18, or up to 24 with an EHC plan

  • Assistant Coaching  
  • Sports Nutrition  
  • Sport Teaching  
  • Progress onto a Level 2 Sport  

You could also come back and complete more courses with us.

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What is it like to study with YMCA Key College?

  • Tailored learning
  • Achievement ceremonies
  • Relaxing break-out rooms
  • Calm and friendly atmosphere
  • Free meals such as breakfast and lunch *
  • Bursaries *
  • Resources provided, including uniforms where appropriate such as “chef whites”
  • Help with travel costs to and from our campuses (e.g. bus/train fares)
  • Help with job searches, applications, CVs and preparing for interviews
  • Access to various work experience and volunteer opportunities
  • Roll-on, roll-off courses which means you can be start at any point throughout the year
  • Through an individualised timetable
  • Through studying for qualifications in a range of subjects for the workplace, all of which include employability, personal development, Maths and English
  • Through a work experience placement where possible/relevant

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