What will I learn?
Taught in our state-of-the-art Sports Centre by dedicated industry professionals, you’ll gain a detailed knowledge of the sports and fitness industry. You’ll work with talented athletes training on our other sports programmes, devising fitness programmes, advising on injuries, nutrition and performance enhancement techniques to develop your knowledge of real training situations and will also have the opportunity to take part in trips.
The course involves a mix of theory and practice relating to sport, recreation, leisure and physical education. You’ll also benefit from work experience, visits to local industries and guest speakers, as well as the opportunity to run your own event. With our close links with the University of Portsmouth, Level 3 Sport learners have the opportunity to explore their Sport Science facilities and discover what progression to a degree might offer. There is also the option to follow an EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) whilst being supported by current degree students. This qualification offers additional UCAS points thus enhancing an application to a degree course.
• Anatomy and physiology
• Fitness training and programming for health, sport and wellbeing
• Sports leadership
• Practical sports performance
• Coaching for performamnce
• Application of fitness testing
• Sports pschology
• Sports event organisation
This course gives you UCAS tariff points for entry to university.
Optional Additional Qualifications
• Gym/Kettlebell/Circuits Instructor
• First Aid
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at grade C/4 including Maths and English or Level 2 Diploma at Merit Level plus GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2 or above in English and Maths.
• Sports journalism
• Sports therapist
• Personal training