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Sport and Active Leisure - Advanced Diploma (L3) at Feltham Community College (School)

Course description

Wouldnt it be great to be paid to do a job you love? Over 4.8 million people work in the sport and active leisure industries in jobs ranging from yoga teaching to adventure playground design and football scouting to professional athletics. This qualification will give you a good understanding of an industry sector that is predicted to buck the recessionary trend-in part due to the UK wide-investment in sport triggered by the 1012 Olympics. You'll learn about: * How fitness levels and lifestyle choices affect health, wellbeing and life expectancy. * The importance of participation; including activity planning, inclusion policies, risk assessment and delivery on the day. * How the body works, including how to test the short-termbenefits of regular physical activity. * Employment, including preparation for work and yoursuitability for specific jobs in sport and active leisure. Level 3 1st term snapshot * Learnt the biomechanics of movement including acceleration, drag, friction, locomotion and speed. * Presented PowerPoint on how local Racquets Club can increase off-peak revenue. Tutor liked my idea for 'courts free - reserve now' membership texts plus half price energy drink promotion. * Reviewed Susan Halden-Brown's sports psychology book'Mistakes Worth Making'. Typical week Mon: Filming week 4 of Kate's 'Flab-zapping' video diary. She's sticking to her gym routine - BMI down, mood up! Tues: Visiting speaker Mo Farah, 3000m gold medal holder (European Indoor) v. interesting. Wed: Shadowed David Lloyd Club's General Manager today - it was a real eye-opener. Thurs: Finished my 'Peak Performance' project on jobs in sport and active leisure. Fri: 'I couldnt believe the calm on the faces of the inmates coming out of the yoga and meditation workshop.' Watched prison officer's podcast

Entry requirements

English, Maths grade C and P.E grade C plus two other GCSE passes in other subjects

Future opportunities

I could be a... Community Sport Development Officer Leisure Centre Manager Lifeguard National Park Communications Officer Nutritionist Mountaineer Physiotherapist Personal TrainerSport Studies, Physiotherapy, sports Science

Further information

www.edexcel.com

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Feltham Community College (School) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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