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Sport and Public Services Diploma Level 1

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course will allow you to devel­op your knowl­edge and skills in sport and pub­lic ser­vices. You will take part in sport activ­i­ties and learn how the body works and some of the key skills required for pub­lic ser­vice employ­ment. You will also devel­op key skills in Eng­lish, maths and ICT to devel­op your inde­pen­dence and employability. 

You will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to take part in trips and activ­i­ties arranged by a range of the pub­lic ser­vice and sport guest speak­ers and oth­er ser­vices. Through­out the year there will be oppor­tu­ni­ties to vol­un­teer and enhance your CV through com­mu­ni­ty projects.


Entry Require­ments

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion requires at least Entry Lev­el 3 in Eng­lish and maths.

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.<?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” />

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to): 

  • Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability 
  • Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard — sub­ject to availability
  • Enrolling you on the appro­pri­ate lev­el of maths and Eng­lish study programme 
  • One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course you could progress on to the Pub­lic Ser­vices or Sport Diplo­ma Lev­el 2, or enter employment.

Course Con­tent

You will study the fol­low­ing units:

  • Tak­ing part in exer­cise and fitness
  • How the body works
  • Explor­ing career choices
  • Expe­di­tion skills
  • Intro­duc­tion to secu­ri­ty procedures
  • Work­ing in sports and active leisure
  • Tak­ing part in sports


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With the skills and expe­ri­ence I have gained at New Col­lege Stam­ford study­ing Sport I have been able to secure a job as a Sports Coach at Lit­tle Kickers!

Tom Sutton



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