NCFE Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Course code: OSC1171

Kick-start your career in working in the sport and active leisure industry.

  • Know the key aims and objectives of an organisation
  • Learn the key features about active leisure and the learning sector
  • Understand how to contribute to the organisation’s aims and objectives
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career
Course overview

This NCFE Level 2 course is accredited by the qualifications regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in active leisure and learning, this Level 2 NCFE course is ideal for:

  • Students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in active leisure and learning
  • Want to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities
  • Those who are already working in the sport and active leisure industry
  • Those aspiring to achieve a career in a leisure centre, sports club, activity centre, adventure playground or play work club.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 60 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your CACHE NCFE Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 16 years of age.


Tutor marked assignments.

Course content
  • Employment law and industry specific legislation
  • Documents relevant to their employment
  • Key employment procedures
  • Active Leisure and Learning sector
  • Active Leisure and Learning subsectors
  • Employment and career opportunities
  • Structure of the organisation
  • Key aims and objectives of the organisation
  • Contributing to the organisation’s aims and objectives
  • Opportunities for entry, professional development and progression within the organisation
Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 60 hours to complete. Students will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or sent to you via email. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

You will receive your CACHE NCFE Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however you must be at least 16 years of age.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen and Highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option


You do not need to be working to enrol onto this course as this is a knowledge only qualification.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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