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Adult Education Advice Event | Tuesday 16 July | 4.30-6.30pm

CIMSPA Sport and PA Practitioner - Coaching (Intermediate) - Level 2

CIMSPA Sport and PA Practitioner - Coaching (Intermediate) - Level 2


Please note - This is the coaching route. Please click here to view the fitness route.

This course provides an insightful introduction to the diverse career paths that exist within the dynamic sport and physical activity sector.

Through this course, you will acquire valuable knowledge and skills that will empower you to pursue a fulfilling career in this field. You will be equipped with essential competencies, such as presenting yourself in a professional and friendly manner, understanding the significance of customer engagement, and possessing the technical expertise to support your clients.

Studying a CIMSPA course will allow you to achieve qualifications throughout the course. So, you can start employment within the industry early. Moreover, this course will enable you to deliver multi-skills coaching sessions that enhance participation rates while honing your abilities to work with employers and communities alike. By completing this course, you will be well-equipped to thrive in this exciting and fast-paced industry.

Start dates and fees

There will be a kit/uniform to purchase.

Start DateCodeAnnual FeeActions
Jul 20241542A101FREEApply
Sep 20241542A1174FREEApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Sports coaching in schools
  • Coaching in the community
  • Sports leader
  • Understanding wellbeing
  • Food hygiene
  • Teams sports
  • Health and safety
  • Rec assistant.

Work placement is a mandatory part of this course. To gain the most experience in coaching, we highly recommend that you look for opportunities in grass roots coaching.

Entry requirements

  • This course is only available to 16-18 year olds.
  • Grade 3 in English or maths, plus two other GCSEs at grade 3.
  • Or, a Level 1 qualification in sport plus GCSEs grade 3 in English or maths, and a keen interest in sport, fitness and leisure as a career.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information -

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical and task-based work
  • Assignments
  • Assessor observations
  • Written portfolio work
  • Observations
  • External exams 

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

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