Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport at Ashton Sixth Form College
On this course you will examine and discuss the issues that affect personal sports performance. You will cover topics that link closely to specific employment areas. You will learn about fitness testing programmes and the nutritional value of diet and performance.
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
You will develop an understanding of the body systems and how they work during exercise
Physiology of Fitness
Looks at long and short term effects of exercise on the body systems
You will be required to deliver a coaching session on the sport of your choice
Develop your understanding of the mind-set of an athlete
Fitness Training and Testing
These two units look at different training methods and the principles of fitness. You will complete a number of fitness tests and be required to undertake a training programme
Practical Team and Individual Sport
You will take part in a number of sports such as netball, badminton, and ultimate frisbee
Minimum 4 Grade Cs at GCSE or Equivalent
Grade D — GCSE English Language or Maths
Internal and External Assignments
Sport students progress onto a wide variety of degrees and careers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashton Sixth Form College directly.