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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above including English. You will also need to provide an excellent school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This course is for those interested in a sport or fitness related career, progress to a Level 3 course, or keen to progress into a coaching environment and develop new skills.

Course Content

Students will study some of the following modules:

  • Fitness for sport and excercise
  • Practical sports performance
  • Carrying out a sports-related project
  • The mind and sports performance
  • The sports performance in action
  • Training and personal

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, practical sessions and work experience.

How is the course assessed

Assignments throughout the course including reports, projects, 2 online multiple choice exams, presentations, practical work, oral work and time constrained assignments.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate, however high achievers (merit/distinction) may progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Sport. You can also go onto an apprenticeship in sports development or fitness instructing/personal training.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a leisure attendant, assistant fitness instructor and other roles in the health and fitness industry.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00