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Sport and Physical Activity at Sandwich Technology School

Course description

Why study this subject?

If you love sport and would like to make a career out of it - maybe as a sporting professional, teaching, coaching or working in the sports industry - then this course could be for you. You will develop the ability to work autonomously and effectively whilst studying for a qualification that is relevant to the workplace. This qualification will allow progression into employment as well as to university or further work related qualifications in sport. This course is equivalent to one A level.

 

Course content

There are many units that can make up the extended certofocate. Units 1,2 and 3 are compulsory and a further two units will be studied from the remainder. Please note that units 1 and 3 are assessed with an external exam.

Unit 1 - Body systems and the effects of physical activity (exam)

Unit 2 - Sports coaching and leadership

Unit 3 - Sports organisation and devlopment (exam)

  • Nutrition and diet for sport and exercise
  • Improving fitness for sport and physical activity
  • Health and fitness testing for sport and exercise
  • Physical activity for specific groups
  • Sports injuries and rehabilitation
  • Organisation of sports events
  • Practical skills in sport and physical activity
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Sport and exercise sociology


The option topics available to you will depend upon the make-up and strengths of the teaching group.

Entry requirements

Units 1 and 3 are all assessed by an external exam. All of the other units are assessed by staff and then moderated to ensure consistency

Assessment

Units 1 and 3 are all assessed by an external exam. All of the other units are assessed by staff and then moderated to ensure consistency.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sandwich Technology School directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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