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CIMSPA Practitioner Professional Qualification - Coaching Route (Intermediate) - Level 2

CIMSPA Practitioner Professional Qualification - Coaching Route (Intermediate) - Level 2


Please note - This is the coaching route. Please click here to view the fitness route.

This bespoke level 2 programme offers an introduction to the different career pathways available within the sport and physical activity sector.

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress into employment within the sport and physical activity sector.

You will learn essential knowledge, skills and behaviours to be able to present yourself in a professional and approachable manner whilst understanding the importance of customer engagement and having the technical knowledge to support them. 

Start dates and fees

There will be a kit/uniform to purchase.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20231542A1174FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Sports coaching in schools
  • Coaching in the community
  • Sports leader
  • Understanding fitness
  • Food hygiene
  • Teams sports
  • Health and safety
  • Rec assistant.

Entry requirements

  • Grade 4 in English or maths, plus two other GCSEs at grade 3.
  • Or, a Level 1 qualification in sport and a keen interest in sport, fitness and leisure as a career.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information -

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical and task-based work
  • Assignments
  • Assessor observations
  • Written portfolio work
  • Observations
  • External exams 


How do I apply?

Apply online

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