- Vocational qualification Level 3
Frequent Asked Questions
· What are the objectives of this course?
The career opportunities available to sport and exercise scientists are expanding all the time and this expansion appears likely to continue for the foreseeable future. Most sports now recognise sports science as an integral part of their sport’s development and success and most athletes consider the application of sport science as an important part of everyday training and competition. Previous students' career progressions have included careers in teaching, a sports performance analyst in New Zealand and the physiotherapists at Leeds United.
· Who is it intended for?
This course is intended for full time students (school leavers 16-18 year olds).
Entry Requirements Five GCSEs (or their equivalent) at grade A* - C, including Maths, English Language and at least one from PE, IT or a Science. Alternatively, Level 2 Diploma in Sport at Distinction grade, plus Level 2 literacy and numeracy.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport
· What happens after requesting information?
The appropriate Course Information leaflet and application form will be sent out shortly.
What could be improved Nothing bad I can recall.
Would you recommend this course? Yes.
What you'll learn on the course
Teachers and trainers (1)
A mix of theory and practice, relating to sport, exercise and physical education, this course includes a variety of units that offers students the opportunity to develop a multi-disciplinary understanding in relation to sport science, health and wellbeing. The course is divided into units of study that are taught over two years. Units include: Year 1 Anatomy for sport & exercise Sports psychology Sports & exercise physiology Sports nutrition Fitness testing Fitness training and programming Practical team sports Sports injuries Research methods Year 2 Applied physiology Applied psychology Sports coaching Sports massage Analysis of sports performance Research project Work experience Exercise, health and lifestyle Biomechanics
How you will Learn
Units are taught as interactively and practically as possible through a variety of course-work based methods.