Sport/Uniformed Services Level 1
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including either Mathematics or English OR Entry Level qualification and Entry Level 3 in either Mathematics or English.
Start Date: September 2020
Length: 1 Year
Course Overview

The course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to Uniformed Services/Sport. It will help you develop skills for progression onto higher level courses within this area as well as give you wide skills such as study skills, communication skills, English and Maths along with employability skills such as team work, CV writing, time management, prioritising and being organised.

As part of the course you will have a chance to go on various trips, eg to the local fire station, hospital or a scout camp. There are also meetings with external speakers who can help you make your career choices and answer questions regarding career opportunities and progression within Uniformed Services and Sport.

Learning is through classroom based and practical workshop activities. Maths and English will be a core part of the qualification.


What will I learn?

For your chosen vocational option, you will also study a range of topics which may include:

  • Using a CV and a covering letter to apply for a job
  • Applying for jobs
  • Achieving success at interview
  • Personal behaviour for success
  • Personal presentation for the workplace
How will the course be assessed?

Written assignments, exams and practical assessments.



At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.

Materials and other information

Alongside all programmes, students will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities from trips and visits, to enterprise activities and fundraising. You may also have the opportunity to complete work experience within your chosen career area.


As part of your study programme you will undertake relevant work experience linked to your career aspiration. This experience is designed to expand your skills, develop your CV and develop industry contacts. You will have support tin finding your placement through your tutors and our dedicated careers team.

Progression and Careers

Students can progress onto a traineeship, Apprenticeship, Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in either Sport (general football) or Uniformed Services.


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