Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness) - Level 3 Extended Diploma (Edexcel)

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Qualification Obtained: BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (QCF)

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at those preparing to embark on a career in the sport and leisure industry, focusing in particular on the coaching, sports development and fitness pathways.

You will study the following units:

- Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in Sport

- Physiology of Fitness

- Leadership in Sport

- Fitness Testing for sports and exercise

- Exercise, Health & Lifestyle 

- Assessing Risk in Sport

- Practical Sport 

- Fitness Training and Programming

- Sports Massage

- Sports Nutrition

 After your first year you will then progress into Year 2 of the course and complete the full BTEC Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A Levels). To gain entry to the second year you will need minimum 95% attendance and to meet your target grade (TG). Your target grade is set from your GCSE results. Your tutor will tell you more about this in induction.

In Year 2

- Current Issues in Sport

- Sports Coaching 

- Sport Psychology

- Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport 

- Organising Sports Events 

- Analysis of Sports Performance 

- Sport Development 

- Sports Injuries

- Work Experience in Sport

Also in the second year we concentrate on getting you ready for other customer focus typed work. We include a qualification in either Coaching (Higher Sports Leaders Award) or a Gym Instructors Qualification (YMCA L2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing). Volunteering is a bit part of the course as it is also a key way into employment in sport and will also enhance your job prospects.

Course Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and maths OR a First Diploma at merit plus English Language and maths at grade C or above

Study Options

Course Code: TS1FE19
Start Date: 05/09/2016
End Date: 22/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: Bispham Campus

Career Options and Progression

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Bispham
Blackpool
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