This course is for those interested in a sport or fitness related career, or keen to progress onto a sports studies higher education course.
Yr 1 course = 90 credits
Yr 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)
Course units include:
Anatomy for sport and exercise
Sport and exercise physiology
Research methods for sport and exercise sciences
Research project in sport and exercise sciences
Fitness testing for sport and exercise
Exercise, health and lifestyle
Fitness training and programming
Instructing physical activity and exercise.
You will also have the opportunity to study for a CYQ Fitness Instructor Award (Level 1 in year one; Level 2 in year two) and other various Level 1 coaching qualifications (at an additional cost).
Lectures, workshops, group work, practical sessions, field trips and work experience.
How is the course assessed
Assignments throughout the course include reports, projects, presentations, practical work, oral work and time constrained assignments
Where next - Further Studies
Progress from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Sport and
Exercise Science or apprenticeships in sports development or fitness
instructing/personal training. After completing the Extended Diploma you can progress onto a higher education course.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Jobs in the health and fitness industry or a sport related field.
Suitability - Who should attend?
5 GCSEs grades A* - C including English and science or a relevant Level 2 qualification, or equivalent, including knowledge of anatomy and physiology for sport at distinction level.You must be able to provide an excellent school report/ reference.
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