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Sport Level 3 at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course is designed for people who would like to enter a career in the sport and recreation industry.

At the Nantgarw campus there are three routes available on this course. Rugby, Football and General Sport. Rugby – Entry to the rugby route is by invitation through the Cardiff Blues/Blues affiliated club. Football – It is expected that players will be playing for a local team competitively At the Ystrad Mynach campus you will study General sport.

Course content

As part of your course you will study a variety of topics such as the anatomy & physiology, training and fitness, assessing risk, fitness testing for sport and exercise, sports coaching, sports development and practical team sports. Specialist areas include: sports nutrition, sports injuries, rules/regulations and officiating, exercise, health and lifestyle, psychology for sports performance and instructing physical activity and exercise.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including Maths and English/Welsh, or completion of a full vocational programme at Level 2 with overall merit grade. Level 2 programme must also include GCSE Maths & English/Welsh at grades A*-C or equivalent such as Level 2 ESW Communications and Application of Number. Plus satisfactory references.

You will be invited to attend an interview. During this interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.

Assessment

To gain the Level 3 in Sport you must complete internal assessments in all units. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. All units are assessed, graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to apply for courses in Higher Education. You could also apply for employment within the sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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