JGW+ Advancement: BTEC Level 1 in Sport (Caerphilly)

Why the project is needed?

At the end of 2019, 11.1% of 16 to 18 year olds were not in education, employment or training

How did we help?

28 learners progressed onto further education or employment

What are the results?

52% of our learners come from the 30% most deprived areas of South Wales

The Traineeship Level 1 course allows young people aged 16-19 to combine their studies with practical sessions. The course is a natural progression for students completing the Traineeship Engagement course.

The course has a clear work-related focus, covering both the knowledge and practical skills required to work within the sport and leisure sector.

Units include how the body works, planning a fitness programme, assisting coaching, and job opportunities in sport. As the official charity of Cardiff City Football Club, we’re able to offer fantastic work experience opportunities and sector-related work placements, both within Cardiff City FC Foundation and the vast departments of Cardiff City Football Club.

The typical study mode for this course is 5 days a week, this includes 50% classroom and 50% practical sessions. Whilst engaging in the course students will receive £55 per week plus any travel expenses.

The Traineeship programme led by the Welsh Government, are supported by the European Social Fund.

Duration: 24 weeks – All-year-round enrolment

Study mode: Full-time

Entry Requirements: Initial assessment score of Entry 3 or higher

Qualification: Essential Skills – Communication Essential Skills – Application of Number First Aid - BTEC Level 1 in Sport

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