Courses at Riverside College

Public Services (Uniformed) and Sport - Level 1 BTEC Certificate
Level: 1
Duration: 1 Year
Other Details: September 2017

What is this course about?
Develop the skills and knowledge you need for a career in the sport and leisure sector, through a series of practical units and work skills units which cover additional abilities such as self-management, communication and working safely. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress on to a Level 2 Diploma in Sport or Uniformed Services.

Why choose this course?
We have excellent industry links and you will benefit from the opportunity to studying a variety of Sport and Uniformed Services units, go on industry visits and hear from guest speakers.

Our staff have a wealth of sporting & Uniformed Services experience and will fully support your progress on the course and in your sport. In addition to your main qualification, you will also have the opportunity to gain coaching awards.

Entry requirements:
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*- E or numerical equivalent including a grade 2 in English Language.

What will this course lead on to?
The majority of our students progress onto the Level 2 Diploma.

There are also opportunities to apply for the armed forces or to seek employment within leisure centres, health clubs or sport coaching within the UK or abroad.


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Student Corner

Student Profile
Name: Shaun Farrelly
From: The Heath School
Studied: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services
Progression: Enrichment: Gym and plays for Beechwood Football Team Career. Progression: Shaun would like to go into the Fire Service. Shaun said: Cronton is a great College. The tutors are fantastic and I have made lots of new friends here. Lots of people from my school also come here which has made the move from school to college really easy.

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