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Sport: Vocational Studies

Entry Requirements:
A range of E-G or 3-1 grades at GCSE or no GCSE qualifications.

Why Should You Take This Course?
The Sport Vocational Studies course is designed for students who have an interest in Sport and Uniformed services but also require development in English, Maths and IT. Completion of this course can allow progression on to a Level 2 programme.

Course content
The course aims to give the student an introduction to Sport Science and the Uniformed Services and encourages development in English, Maths and IT. The students will cover various sport topics such as Assisting at a Sports Event, How the Body Works and Taking Part in Sport. Uniformed Service areas will include Developing Personal Leadership, Practical Teamwork in the Public Services and Public Service Incidents.

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is completed across the year in assignment work focusing on specific tasks relating to each unit. Grading is conducted on a pass or fail basis with all units needing to be completed to pass the course.
Students are expected to undertake independent learning outside of the classroom environment throughout the course to aid their academic development.
Are there any special expenses?
There is a uniform which all students will be expected to wear in all lessons. There will also be various trips throughout the academic year to aid their development on the course.

What could I do next?
A Level 2 programme in the appropriate vocational area. The skills learnt may also be suitable for progression to a NVQ Level 2 course or employment.


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post