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Sport Level 2 Extended Certificate at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you motivated by health and fitness? Do you play a regular Sport? Do you enjoy keeping fit? Our Extended Certificate in Sports, Level 2, gives you the opportunity to your improve your sporting skills and knowledge. This hands-on course introduces you to a range of topics related to a wide range of careers in sports and leisure. The unit on Anatomy and Physiology introduces you to the structure of the human body and the workings of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. You will also investigate current issues affecting the sports industry and explore different methods of training for fitness. On top of all this, you will have the chance to participate in a wide variety of sports. This will improve your sporting technique and help you understand the rules, regulations and physical requirements of different activities. Alongside this students will continue to develop their English and maths skills and will be expected to undertake a minimum of 30 hours’ work experience or voluntary work.

Entry requirements

You will need a reasonable standard of GCSE grades A-D, including at least a D in English, PE and science. Alternatively, you will have a relevant entry-level qualification and a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy. You will need to demonstrate a genuine interest in physical education and all types of sport, and be keen to learn new skills.

Assessment

You will complete assignments, practical activities and a portfolio of evidence. Your tutor will mark your work and give you feedback to help you improve your studies.

Future opportunities

The skills of teamwork, leadership, decision making and resilience are transferable to many careers.

Students who achieve the full Level 2 qualification at merit grade or above, plus a GCSE grade C in English and maths, may also progress to a Level 3 qualification such as the Extended Diploma in Sports, Level 3 (subject to a successful interview).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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