BTEC National Certificates: Sport & Exercise Sciences

Palmer's College
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Description

All students take the five core units: '¢ Anatomy for Sport and Exercise. Sport and Exercise Physiology. Sport and Exercise Psychology. Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences. Research Project in Sport and Exercise Sciences. You take a further seven specialist units from: '¢ Sports Biomechanics in Action. Exercise, Health and Lifestyle. Fitness Testing for Sport.

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Palmer'S College Chadwell Road Grays Essex Rm17 5td, RM17 5TD, Essex, England
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Palmer'S College Chadwell Road Grays Essex Rm17 5td, RM17 5TD, Essex, England
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· Requirements

A keen interest in Sport. At least four A*-C passes in GCSE preferably including Maths, Science and English or a BTEC First Diploma in Sport or related subject.

Course programme



Why study BTEC National Certificate in Sport & Exercise Sciences?
This is a course that involves you in a variety of theoretical and practically based work. The assessment is in the form
of assignments throughout involving realistic workplace activities. In addition to learning about sports development
and fitness, you will develop the skills you need to continue to study or pursue a career in Sport. The certificate also
gives you the opportunity to take another two subjects alongside this, whether they be GCSEs, AS levels or even
a combination, making your course at Palmer's College more varied.

What do I study?

All students take the five core units:
- Anatomy for Sport and Exercise
- Sport and Exercise Physiology
- Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences
- Research Project in Sport and Exercise Sciences
You take a further seven specialist units from:
- Sports Biomechanics in Action
- Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
- Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
- Training and Fitness for Sport
- Sport and Exercise Massage
- Analysis of Sports Performance
- Sports Nutrition
- Sport and Society
- Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
- Sports Injuries
- Sports Coaching
- Practical Sports (team/individual)
- Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
- Work-based Experience in Sport

Where does the BTEC National Certificate in Sport & Exercise Sciences take me?
The course is equivalent to two A-levels and is a recognised entry qualification for Higher Education. It has particular
value for Sports Science, Physiotherapy and Physical Education courses at degree level. It is also recognised by employers and opportunities in the health and fitness industry, coaching, sports therapy and sports injuries would
be available.

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