Sport and Outdoor Activities continues to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors and consequently offers a vast range of career opportunities with Tour operators, Tourist Boards, leisure centres, Hotels and Sports clubs as well as Education and Health. This course will enable you to develop a range of high level work and life skills including leadership, teamwork, problem solving and decision making that will prepare you for a diverse range of careers within the sports sector.
You will continue to study a wide range of content all designed to prepare you for life in the workplace this includes leadership and teamwork, Principles of Anatomy, fitness training, team and individual sports, Research Project, coaching and exercise for specific groups, if not completed in year 1 you will gain work experience in an industry related setting. You will receive tutorials covering aspects such as safeguarding, British values and diversity.
To apply for a place on this highly popular course, you need to hold at least 4 GCSEs or equivilant at grade \'C\' or above, preferably including Science, English and Maths. You should be able to work as part of a team as well as being independent and willing to experiience and explore new things.
Progression from the 90 credit diploma leads to a 2nd year on an extended diploma 180 credit course.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. This is equivalent to 3 full A levels.
The course is delivered over 3 days through different methods including presentations, practical actiity and demonstrations, 1:1 support and tutorials and group work. Extended hours will be required when attending day visits and residential trips.
You must complete 18 units in order to achieve the Extended Diploma qualification (9 Units will be completed in the first year programme) The second year of study on the Extended Diploma covers another 9 Units. Assessment is via continual assessment using practical assignments, physical tasks, course work, presentations and class work in each unit. You will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade for each completed Unit.
Applying online. Places on the course are offered by meeting entry requirements, and course interview with one of the tutors.
17 hours weekly course hours, plus any additional hours required during visits and residential trips.
University studying subjects including Physiotherapy, Nutritionist, Sports Coaching, Sports Psychologist. Possible career choices within the sport and outdoor sector.
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