Sport Extended Diploma

Entry Requirements:

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including English or Maths.

Why Should You Take This Course?

This course will enhance your knowledge of the sporting industry and develop your practical skills in various team and individual sports. You will gain an understanding of how the body and mind respond to exercise and how to develop athletes in practical environments.

Course content Each unit is related to the sporting interests of the group wherever possible and adapted to be as practical as the course allows. It is advisable to have a strong scientific interest and an interest in a variety of sports. Units will be selected from core and specialist units and some of these are:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health
  • Sport and Well-Being and Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Application of Fitness Testing
  • Sports Psychology
  • Coaching for Performance
  • Sports Performance Analysis
  • Sports Leadership
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is completed using externally assessed exams and internally assessed assignment work, focussing on specific tasks relating to each unit.

Are there any special expenses?
The course provides potential opportunity for a host of additional sporting experiences including first aid, coaching badges, trips and activities. There is a compulsory sports kit that students will be expected to wear in all lessons.

What could I do next?
Study sport further into Higher Education or enter employment within the sporting industry. Pursue various sport related degrees as well as use the qualification to gain employment in the leisure and sports industry.

Additional Information

Equivalent to 3 A Levels

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