Merthyr Tydfil College

Full Time BTEC First Diploma in Sport Studies

Merthyr Tydfil College
In Merthyr Tydfil

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Typology BTEC
Location Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This introductory level course gives a taste of a variety of sports activities and is a forerunner to the National Certificate/Award. It includes theory work but is mostly practical with visits to various sports facilities to take part in a wide range of sports related activities.

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Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

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Merthyr Tydfil
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Ynysfach, CF48 1AR

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On request

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· Requirements

4 GCSEs grades D-G. Entry is by interview; students must have a reasonable sporting ability.

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What you'll learn on the course

Full Time

Course programme

BTEC First Diploma in Sport Studies (Level 2)

Duration: Full Time 1 Year

Course Description
This introductory level course gives a taste of a variety of sports activities and is a forerunner to the National Certificate/Award. It includes theory work but is mostly practical with visits to various sports facilities to take part in a wide range of sports related activities.

What you will Study
· Sport in Society
· Health, Safety & Injury
· Preparation for Sport
· The Body in Sport
· Sports Leadership Skills
· Practical Sport
· Work Experience via NVQ Sport & Recreation Level 1
· Emergency First Aid
· Sports Leader's Award
· Key skills in Communication, Number, ICT, Improving Own Learning, Problem Solving and Working With Others.
· Opportunities to gain coaching qualifications and work voluntarily in the community.
· Opportunity to join the College Football academy.

On Completion
Students will achieve the equivalent of 4 GCSEs grades A* - C. A pass, merit or distinction gained on this course would enable students to then progress onto a BTEC National Certificate/Award or another level 3 course or training.

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