Sport and Leisure
OCR Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sport Science including Outdoor Education

  • Experience a wide range of outdoor activities
  • Build knowledge of different sports and physical activities
  • Learn about topical sporting issues
  • Access state of the art sport facilities

This is the course for pupils who are interested in gaining a qualification that will help them find a career in the sport and leisure industry. Pupils will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of outdoor activities as well as applying theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity. Pupils will learn about topical issues in sport such as reducing sport injuries, applying the principles of training, sports nutrition and the body’s response to physical activity, as well as accessing state-of-the-art sport facilities including a gym, sports hall and climbing wall.

Example Modules

  • Reducing sport injuries
  • Applying the principles of training
  • Sports nutrition
  • The body’s response to physical activity

Functional Skills

English, Maths and ICT skills are included in relevant, work-related contexts, allowing pupils to work towards an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in those areas.


Completing the course provides pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to other vocational qualifications in Sport & Leisure at College.


All pupils study GCSE English, maths, science and / or Functional Skills.