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Sport, Public Services and Travel & Tourism Vocational Studies (Level 2)

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This study programme is a fantastic opportunity to learn the basics of the Sport, Public Services and Travel & Tourism industries combined with developing transferable skills such as working with others, being organised and research skills. Successful completion of year one allows for you to pick the vocational route (in either Sport, Public Services or Travel & Tourism) you are most interested in for year two of your study programme.

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need... 

Duration: 2 years 
  • 3 GCSEs 9-1 ideally including English & maths  and a keen interest in Sport
  • Other relevant levels of qualification or experience  will be considered

Course content

You will learn the basics of the Sport, Public Services and Travel & Tourism industries.

  • Subject units:
    • Getting People Active
    • Visitor Attractions
    • Personal Progression Plan
    • Employment Skills
    • Working with Others
    • Navigating a Route
    • Being Organised
    • Researching a Topic
    • Practical Workshop
    • Contributing to the Community
    • Delivering Customer Service
    • Keeping People Active & Healthy
  • English and maths:
    If you don't already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills. 
  • Work experience:
    You will also carry out 20 hours of work experience. 
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications

Assessment methods

The majority of your work will be assessed mainly through coursework and assignments. Functional Skills and GCSE Maths and English will also be assessed through formal exams.


Vocational Studies BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma

  • Sport BTEC Level 2 First Certificate
  • English & maths qualifications if required

Further study and career options

After completing the two years of the study programme you could progress onto a Level 3 study programme in Sport, Public Services or Travel.

Additional information

You will complete at least 20 hours work experience where you will gain valuable experience to put on your CV.

You will also be given opportunities to learn outside of the classroom to help with team building, working with others and communication.

Funding information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateFees per yearLocationCourse Code
2 years 13/09/2021 Launch our fee calculator Free for most people.
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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.