5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths and science or a relevant Level 2 qualification, including knowledge of anatomy and physiology for sport at distinction level. If necessary references may be taken up.
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:
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.
Assignments throughout the course include reports, projects, presentations, practical work, oral work and time constrained assignments
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.
Jobs in the health and fitness industry or a sport related field.
Last updated: 31 October 2018
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