This two-year course is equivalent to 3 A Levels and will enable you to enter a degree programme at university or employment in the sports and leisure industry. It covers anatomy, physiology, psychology, sports nutrition, sports coaching, fitness testing and individual exercise. There will be visits to sporting venues and centres of sporting excellence.
About the Course
The course combines practical and academic study. You will complete 18 sports related vocational units over the two years.
You will study:
- Fitness testing
- Sports development
- Sports coaching
- Fitness programming
- Talent identification and analysis
- Practical individual sports.
There will be an additional 9 specialist units and you will study functional skills in English and maths.
This course consists of the 90-credit Diploma in Year 1 followed by the Extended Diploma in Year 2.
£85 sports kit, textbook and local visits.
A degree programme at university in a sports-related subject or employment in the sports and leisure industry.
All units are assessed via assignments. An overall grade for the qualification is awarded which has UCAS equivalency and is recognised by universities in the UK when establishing their entry requirements for higher education.