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Sport and Basic Skills for Uniformed Protective Services (Beginner) - Level 1


This course is a great first step towards a career in sports, exercise, fitness or the uniformed protective services.

This course will help you to develop transferable skills, knowledge, literacy and numeracy before progressing onto a level 2 qualificaiton.

English and maths are a mandatory part of the course and you will be required to study these at the appropriate level. These qualifications are designed to enhance your employment opportunities and support you to progress.

Start dates and fees

Please note, to align with standard industry practice, purchasing a uniform is a mandatory part of this course. For further information, please don't hesitate to contact us 0808 100 3626.

Start DateCodeAnnual FeeActions
Sep 20241541A1633FREEApply

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?

  • Being organised
  • Developing a personal progression plan
  • Playing sport
  • Coaching skills in sport
  • Outdoor activity
  • Basic skills for uniformed protective services
  • Assist coaching in sport
  • Enrichment and project based activities.

Entry requirements

This course is only available to 16-18 year olds.

  • Two GCSEs grade 2-9 preferably English and Maths.


  • Entry Level 3 Functional Skills English and Maths.

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 observation
  • Task-based work
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Written portfolio work

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

Attend an open event

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Call our general enquiries team

0808 100 3626
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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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