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Sport Intermediate First Extended Certificate at Newham College of Further Education

Course description

You will be regularly assessed, with work marked promptly and feedback given. The unit assessment is internally and externally set and marked through practical observations and theoretical assignments. Examples of assessments methods used on this programme include observations, presentations, reports and posters. GCSE-Retakes You will be retaking your GCSE Maths and English, if you did not achieve Grade C in any of these subjects, as part of your course to enable you to progress onto Level-3 qualifications. West Ham United Football Learning Academy Opportunity to be chosen for a one off prestigious opportunity to join the Newham College & West Ham United Football Learning Academy. If you are chosen you will benefit from: West Ham United training kit, Personalised fitness programme and gym membership, opportunity for a football tour abroad, Personalised sports massage with access to sauna and steam room, Personalised video analysis on match day and training. Pre-season programme and gain coaching qualifications.

Work Experience opportunity As part of the programme you will conduct a two week work placement in a Sport or Fitness environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting. Assignments will also be completed in relation to your work placement. Volunteer Hours You will have the opportunity to complete 30 hours working with the college sport enrichment team in supporting sport events, weekly sport and exercise enrichment sessions and supporting activities in the fitness suite. Enrichment Activities A range of Enrichment activities are incorporated within the programme. Examples of Enrichment activities conducted are sport activities, workshops, outings and debates. There is also the opportunity to request other enrichment activities that you have an interest in. I - Learning Sessions This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning. Support Tutorials Group and one to one tutorials are set up on the programme to further assist you with successfully completing the course. Support tutorials are at flexible times to meet your needs. This could occur during the daytime and evenings. Personal Learning Plan Sessions A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade D including English and Maths and or/equivalent BTEC Introduction Diploma Sport and Active Leisure

Future opportunities

On completion of this qualification, you may want to progress into employment or complete another qualification at Newham College London. If you are staying within sport's ever growing industry the follow courses may be of interest to you: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science Level 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newham College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    • The East Ham Campus is situated close to the busy East Ham High Street and it's just a few minutes walk away from East Ham station, where the Hammersmith & City and District lines lead in and out of Central London. The high street is a bustling area with a vast array of shops, including the usual high street chains such as Primark, Superdrug and Sainsbury’s.

       The following courses are offered at the East Ham Campus:

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      • Fashion and Tailoring
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       This campus has seven floors, specialist amenities, commercial enterprise and it is a buzzing and vibrant place to study. It boasts amazing facilities (see Facilities section) as well as world class IT and multimedia centre, an extensive library, a fitness suite, student life area (a common room for students with TV screens, pool tables and areas to relax), a café and a restaurant.