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OCR Cambridge Technical in Sport (Single or Double Award) at Brigshaw High School and Language College

Course description

This course is designed for those who want to continue studying Sport at a higher level; it will open up a variety of opportunities for university study and work in the Sport and Leisure industry.

Course content

You will complete 7 or 13 units of work.  The core units cover anatomy and physiology of sports performance, they look closer at sports coaching and training of elite sports performers including specialist fitness testing, designing training programmes and developing talent.  Two of the units will cover the practical aspects of sport.  The specialist units cover more topical issues and provide you with an insight into some of the more varied sports careers.

Entry requirements

If you have studied GCSE PE you should have ideally achieved a 5 grade .  You should also have achieve a 5 in both English and Maths.  For further information please contact Mr Brennan, Mr Parkinson or Mr Barker


The course is worth the equivalent of 1 or 2 A levels and is assessed through assignment work, evidence logbooks, presentations, practical application and two or three written exams.  You will learn through a variety of teacher led sessions, independent research, peer teaching and practical performance.  Each unit you complete is worth points and once you have completed all 13 you are awarded a certification.

Future opportunities

The Cambridge Technical Certificate provides an excellent grounding for further study at higher education level.  A wide range of university courses such as Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Teaching, Sports Psychology, Sport and Leisure Management, Sports Nutrition, Sports Technology and Sports Media.  You will also be prepared for a career in the sport and leisure industry, coaching and development and media.

Further information

For further information please contact Mr Brennan, Mr Parkinson or Mr Barker

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 November 2017
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