What will I learn?
Taught in our state-of-the-art Sports Centre by dedicated industry professionals, youâ€™ll gain a detailed knowledge of the sports and fitness industry. Youâ€™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 andÂ practice relating to sport, recreation, leisureÂ and physical education. Youâ€™ll also benefitÂ from work experience, visits to local industriesÂ and guest speakers, as well as the opportunityÂ to run your own event. With our close linksÂ with the University of Portsmouth, Level 3Â Sport learners have the opportunity to exploreÂ their Sport Science facilities and discover whatÂ progression to a degree might offer. There isÂ also the option to follow an EPQ (ExtendedÂ Project Qualification) whilst being supportedÂ by current degree students. This qualificationÂ offers additional UCAS points thus enhancingÂ an application to a degree course.
â€˘ Anatomy and physiology
â€˘ Fitness training and programming for health, sport and wellbeing
â€˘ Sports leadership
â€˘ Practical sports performance
â€˘ Coaching for performamnce
â€˘ Application of fitness testing
â€˘ Sports pschology
â€˘ Sports event organisation
This course gives you UCAS tariff points for entry to university.Â
OptionalÂ Additional Qualifications
â€˘ Gym/Kettlebell/Circuits Instructor
â€˘ First Aid
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English at grade C/4Â or Level 2 Diploma at Merit level.
â€˘ Sports journalism
â€˘ Sports therapist
â€˘ Personal training