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Preparation for Sport Level 2 at Boston College

Course description

This course is made up of 2 individual qualifications; Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport Level 2 and the Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award Level 1. 

You will study subjects in a practical way where possible, however even within practical subjects there will be an element of theory and portfolio building work to be done.

Course content

This course is made up of 2 individual qualifications; Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport Level 2 and the Fitness and Physical Activity YMCA Award Level 1. 

You will study a variety of units, which may included: 

- Practical Sport 
- Anatomy and Physiology for Sport 
- Fitness Testing and Training 
- Nutrition for Sports Performance 
- Development of Personal Fitness 
- Lifestyle and the Sports Performer 
- Effects of Exercise on the Body Systems 
- Injury in Sport 
- Planning and Leading Sports Activities 
- Technical Skills and Tactical Awareness for Sport 
- Psychology for Sports Performance 


You may also need to study Functional Skills (English and Maths) if you do not hold GCSEs A-C in English and Maths. This is also required for Level 3 progression. 

All subject content will be available via the college Moodle website to assist you when working away from the classroom.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grades D or above (New GCSE grade - 3 or above) (or equivalent), or Pass at BTEC First Certificate/Diploma.

Assessment

All qualifications will be assessed to a pass standard and will be mainly through observations of practical performance and by the submission of a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

The purchase of suitable kit is required. 

Throughout the year a variety of educational and fun trips and visits will be available for a small cost.

Future opportunities

Successfully achieving a Merit on this course can lead on to the Sport and Exercise Sciences Subsidiary and Diploma Level 3 course. 

Successfully achieving a Distinction can lead on to the Sport and Exercise Sciences 90 Credit and Extended Diploma Level 3 course. 

You will also be able to gain employment within the sports industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Boston College directly.

Last updated date: 10 February 2017

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