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OCR Level 2 in Sport Studies

OCR Level 2 in Sport Studies

What will I learn?

This one year course will give students the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media. Students will develop an appreciation of the importance of sports locally and nationally and of how this shapes the sports industry.

Further course content:

Compulsory units

  • RO51: Contemporary issues in sport
  • RO52: Developing sport skills


  • RO53: Sports leadership
  • RO54: Sports and the media
  • RO55: Working in the sports industry
  • RO56: Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities.

Written Examinations and coursework that is moderated.

What can I do next?

Employment opportunities where acquired skills will be particularly valued include the sport and leisure industry – sports attendants, supervisors/managers, professional sportsmen/women, personal trainers, fitness instructors, roles in the media, coaches in specific areas; travel and tourism – travel representatives, adventure holiday work, teaching, sports injury specialists, sports psychologists.


 Level 2 Vocational
 1 Year
OCR Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sport Studies
Entry Requirements:
5 GCSEs grade 4 or above

Ken Stimpson Community School
Staniland Way
PE4 6JT (Sat Nav users: PE4 6WR)