Sport Vocational

Level 3 Single Diploma

Level 3 Triple Diploma

Course Summary:

The Sport course offers an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the varied disciplines and roles possible within the industry. From learning about how the body systems respond to exercise to investigate businesses within the sport and leisure sector. Students will also develop their understanding of coaching and improve their practical skills in a variety of sports. This course will suit you if have a passion for sport and enjoy looking into its many facets. You’ll also develop working links with the providers of sporting activities in the local community.

Higher Education Destinations:

  • UCLAN – Exercise Physiologist
  • Leeds Beckett- Sport and Exercise
  • Loughborough University – Sports Development
  • Manchester Metropolitan University – Exercise Physiologist

Career destinations:

Sport can lead to a broad range of careers or HE courses including Sport and Coaching courses, Sport Development and Leisure Management, Sport and Recreation Management, the Emergency Services and the Armed Forces. Sport will also teach you valuable communication and teamwork skills.

Entry Requirements:

You will need a 4 or above in GCSE PE if you’ve taken it at school, and 4 or above is also preferable in GCSE or BTEC Science. You will also need a keen interest in sport.

Assessment Method:

Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A Level.

Extended Diploma is a 2 year course and is equivalent to 3 A Levels. 25% externally assessed.

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