BTEC Sport – Foundation Certificate at Cox Green School
Students study the AQA syllabus (QAN: 601/1044/3)
Unit 1 - Anatomy and Physiology
The Muscular System, Skeletal System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System and the Energy Systems
Unit 2 - Fitness Training and Health Programming
Positive and Negative lifestyl e factors, Lifestyle factor strategies, Dietary requirements, Training methods.
Unit 3 - Careers in Sport
Going on work experience and comparing to another type of work place placement.
Unit 4 - Sports Leaders
Skills, qualities, characteristics of a leader. Psychological factors effecting sports leaders. Sports Leader practical
Unit 5 - Fitness Testing
Principles of training, fitness testing procedur es and analysis of test results.
Unit 6 - Sports Psychology
Internal and external psychological factors, performance of leadership, sociograms and group formation.
Unit 10 - Event Organisation
Event management, provisions in sport, proposal and delivery of chosen events.
5 GCSE grades A* - C /Grade 4 and above (inc G rade 5 in English and Maths)
After higher education there are many fulfilling career opportunities such as Coaching and Teaching, Phys iotherapy and working in Sports or Leisure Centres.
If you have any questions please see or contact Mr Ashley Smith – firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cox Green School directly.