Merthyr Tydfil College

Full Time BTEC National Certificate in Sport Studies

Merthyr Tydfil College
In Merthyr Tydfil

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Typology BTEC
Location Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course provides a thorough grounding in aspects of Sports Development and Fitness with a strong emphasis on coaching. Much of the work is practically based and there are regular visits to sports facilities.

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Government funding available

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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 A*- C. Entry is by interview, students must have a reasonable sporting ability.

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme


BTEC National Certificate in Sport Studies,
Development & Fitness (Level 3)


Duration: Full Time 2 Years - 19 hours per week

Course Description
This course provides a thorough grounding in aspects of Sports Development and Fitness with a strong emphasis on coaching. Much of the work is practically based and there are regular visits to sports facilities.

What you will Study
Sport in Society, Reflective Practitioner, Ethics, Health & Safety, Body in Action, Nutrition, Fitness Testing, Training & Fitness, Coaching, Sports Development, Practical Sport (team), Special Populations, Work Experience via NVQ Sport & Recreation (Activity Leadership) Level 2, Emergency First Aid & First Aid At Work, Community Sports Leader's Award, Higher Sport's Leaders Award, Welsh Weight Training Coaching 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 2 A levels. The course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills for students wishing to enter a career in sporting performance, coaching and training as well as the uniformed services. A pass, merit or distinction gained on this course would enable students to then progress onto Higher Education at a university or the HNC/D course within the college.

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