Sport and Activity Leaders BTEC Level 2

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code Sport and Activity Leader
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

The students will acquire technical skills through vocational contexts by studying how to plan individual and team sporting activities. The qualification will provide the opportunity to improve organisational skills, leadership, management of people, understanding of the sporting sector and professionalism in a working environment. The qualification will also broaden the student’s experience and understanding of the varied progression options available to them.


Potential Topics that will be studied

Students will learn about the following:

  • Development of the skills required to lead sports activities
  • Processes that show effective ways of working in sports leadership such as planning and leading an individual or team sporting activity session
  • Attitudes that are considered most important in sports leadership, including personal management, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge that underpins effective use of skills, process and attitudes in sports leadership

How will it be delivered?


This course will be assessed through the completion of two internally marked units of work and one externally marked units of work. The internal units are completed through the form of assignments and the external unit is based on a set task that learners have to complete.

Entry requirements

Additional Course Entry Requirements

A passion for sport and exercise is desirable. 

Your next steps...

Progression and career opportunities

This course can lead to careers in the sporting industry, including sports coaching, gym instructors, lifeguard, personal trainer and teaching assistant.