Level 1 Explorer Course

Overview

The course will provide a solid base in a number of areas that can be applied to many careers and further study In addition, all students will study Maths and English. The course involves a mixture of practical and classroom-based lessons and will support you to develop your knowledge and develop your wider skills e.g. Team work and building confidence.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Throughout your study programme you will study the following:

You will get the opportunity to experience tasters in different subjects which will allow you to discover what you would like to do next. You will also cover topics such as Working with Ohers, Researching a Topic, Developing a Personal Progression Plan and Organising a Meeting.

English and Maths.

Personal Development Reviews – you will have weekly PDR sessions with your course tutor which will entail personal 1:2:1 sessions and lessons tailored around health, social, economic and welfare issues.

Am I right for the course?

This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds who are looking to get back into education and who would like to discover the options available to them.

No formal entry requirements.

You will be assessed by putting together an assignment folder. There are no exams. Instead, you will be asked to produce posters, complete demonstrations, presentations and practical sessions.

You will be assessed by putting together an assignment folder. There are no exams. Instead, you will be asked to produce posters, complete demonstrations, presentations and practical sessions.

Oaklands boasts an impressive list of professional experts as part of their Sports team. All tutors have work experience in sport including physiotherapists , personal trainers and performance coaches. In addition, all staff are experienced lecturers in delivering BTEC courses.

What Next?

The course can lead you to progress onto further study in a subject of your choice.

Our Sports courses will help you get to the ceiling of your ability and this could be Regional, National or even International level competition. You could also progress to University or into direct employment.

Potential careers:

  • Sports Professional
  • Sports Therapist
  • Sport and Exercise Scientist
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Sports Coach, Physiotherapist
  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Leisure Centre Assistant
  • Outdoor Activities Instructor
  • Health and Fitness Instructor
  • Pool/Beach Lifeguard
  • Personal Trainer
  • Gym Instructor

Ready to take the next step?

Reaching your career goals is just a click away.

Fees

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

Experience what the future
has to offer at Oaklands College

Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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