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Sport: Level 3 Diploma at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

  • Application of knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts
  • Development of practical and technical skills
  • Personal development in preparation for occupational roles
  • Communicating effectively using appropriate behaviour and language
  • Making reasoned analytical judgements supported by evidence

Course content

LEVEL: 3

UNIT: 1 - Principles of Anatomy anbd Physiology in Sport

GRADE WEIGHTING: 5 units

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UNIT: 2 - The Physiology of Fitness

GRADE WEIGHTING: 5 units

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UNIT: 3 - Assessing Risk in Sport

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 4 - Fitness Training and Programming

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 5 - Sports Coaching

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 6 - Sports Development

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 7 - Fitness TEsting for Sport and Exercise

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 8 - Practical Team Sports

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 10 - Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 14 - Exercise Health and Lifestyles

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 15 - Instructing Physical Activity

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 22 - Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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UNIT: 23 - Organising Sports Events

GRADE WEIGHTING: 10 units

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Entry requirements

5 A* - C pass grades at GCSE and ideally a 'C' in Science.

Assessment

Coursework

Future opportunities

WHICH CAREER PATHWAYS EXIST AFTER STUDYING THIS SUBJECT?

  • Progress to Higher Education; each year students progress to Universities studying a wide range of sports related programmes
  • Employment in sports related industries, e.g. administration for Sports Council and fitness clubs, Private Health and Fitness Club management, Assistant Managers in SPorts Centres, Sports Development Officers
  • Physical Training Instructors
  • Leisure Assistants in swimming pools, leisure centres or sports centres.

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLEMENT THIS COURSE?

  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Business
  • IT

Contact: Mr Tobin, Head of PE - jtobin3.212@lgflmail.org

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years, 10 lessons a week.

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