You will gain an insight into a variety of aspects of sport including Anatomy and Physiology, planning & delivering sport sessions, Coaching, Injuries in sport, Leadership in sport, practical sports, fitness testing, fitness training, outdoor activities along with trips including cycling, ice skating, climbing, walking, adventure activities. With strong employer links such as local gyms, council, school sports partnerships, sports clubs, Sport City etc. Students can attend real working visits and experience of industry, gaining valuable employment skills. Additional coaching qualifications will also be available throughout the course.
All students will be required to have achieved a minimum of 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English (Science is also preferable at A-C grade). Grades achieved can be discussed at interview.
Students will be expected to be enthusiastic about embarking on a career in sport and have an aptitude for both practical and theoretical activities.
The Level 3 course prepares you for employment and higher education. You will have the opportunity to study topics such as Sport Development, Coaching, PE teaching and Fitness in Higher Education.
You will have the chance to progress onto career paths including Sports Coach, Sports Development, Researcher of Sport Technologies, Sports Nutrition, Physical Education Teacher, Sport Studies and Sports Media just to name a few….