Introduction to Sport and Public Services | Selby College
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Introductory Diploma, Level 1

Introduction to Sport and Public Services

The course is designed to prepare you for employment in the sports and public services industries, or for students wishing to progress onto the Level 2 Sport & Public Services courses. The modules include a good variety of engaging practical lessons such as playing sport, keeping active and taking part in fitness testing. Alongside this, trips and visits to local employers such as gyms and expeditions help students develop their wider skills essential for employers.

Please note: courses are subject to a sufficient class size.

Modules Include:

• Taking part in sport
• Assisting a sports leader
• Keeping active & healthy
• Taking part in fitness testing
• Navigation
• Contributing to your community
• Being organised
• Developing a personal progression plan
• Working with others
• Researching a topic

On completion of the level 1 programme students can progress within the college based on their grading portfolio and attendance record.

Students who are successful will either have the option to progress within the department to level 2 sport or level 2 public services. Alternatively, students will also be able to progress to other course areas within college.

3 GCSEs at Grade 9-1.

All study programme assessment is continuous throughout the academic year. Theory subjects are assessed through assignments, group work and presentations. Practical assessments are also continuous through the year, based on practical skills in team and individual sports and the delivery of leadership and sports coaching sessions.