Sport

Course Type: Level 3

Department: Sport

Why Should I Study This Course?

This is an excellent choice for students interested in any aspect of sport. It provides students with skills suitable for both higher education and employment. This is achieved by ensuring students develop general skills as well as excellent knowledge and understanding of the units covered. You will choose from a range of units; be well organised and work independently. You can combine this course with any other subject including A Level PE and you do not have to have taken BTEC Sport or GCSE PE at KS4.

What Would I Study?

Unit 1 - Examination, end of Year 12
Unit 2 - A coursework task completed under examination conditions. Year 12 (Diploma) or Year 13 (Extended Certificate).
All other units - Internally assessed and externally moderated throughout the course.

How and When is it Assessed?

Certificate (AS Level) - Unit 1 Anathomy and Physiology; Unit 7 Practical Sports Performance
Extended Certificate (A Level) - Unit 1 Anathomy and Physiology; Unit 7 Practical Sports Performance, Unit 2 Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being; Unit 3 Professional Development in the Sports Industry
Foundation Diploma (1.5 A Level) - Unit 1 Anathomy and Physiology; Unit 7 Practical Sports Performance, Unit 2 Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being; Unit 3 Professional Development in the Sports Industry; Unit 4 Sports Leadership; Unit 5 Application of Fitness Testing; Unit 6 Sports Psychology
Diploma (2 A Level) - Unit 1 Anathomy and Physiology; Unit 7 Practical Sports Performance, Unit 2 Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being; Unit 3 Professional Development in the Sports Industry; Unit 4 Sports Leadership; Unit 5 Application of Fitness Testing; Unit 6 Sports Psychology; Unit 8 Coaching for Performance; Unit 22 Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry; Unit 23 Skill Acquisition in Sport

Where Can This Course Take me?

Many students move on to a wide variety of courses at university. Some continue studying sport, whilst others use their UCAS points to gain access to a range of other subjects. Some students choose not to go to university, but instead move successfully into work either through an apprenticeship or directly into employment. The UK sport industry is worth £24 billion and holds over 1 million jobs.