BTEC Explorer Course - Sports and Recreation

BTEC Explorer Course - Sports and Recreation

Course provided by Pearson

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 16 hours study time

  • Leisure, sport and tourism

  • £4.99

  • Level 1

About this course

The sports industry is not all about participating - there is a lot going on behind the scenes too. Think about the coaches, the support staff, the logistics, the sponsorship, the health and safety, and so much more. There are numerous career paths that you can follow in the sports industry, and they don’t just need to be based within sport, they can include exercise, health and fitness too. This course will help you understand how your skills and personal attributes are compatible with the wide range of roles in this fast-paced industry sectorThe course includes a mix of online activities, tasks, case studies and videos. It is organised in short, bite-sized sections and designed to be completed at your own pace so you can fit them in around everyday life. When you complete your course, you’ll be awarded a digital badge which you can add to your online profiles or CV and present to an employer. This course is free to eligible learner (standard course price is £4.99).

Learning outcomes

  1. Job opportunities in the Sport and Recreation sector - Explore the types of roles available.
  2. Finding out about yourself - Assess how your skills match up and if working in this sector is for you.
  3. Working in the sector - Get a taste of working in the sector through case studies, videos and work taster activities.
  4. Next steps towards your career - Review and reflect on your Explorer programme and explore career routes and next steps in this sector.