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Sport CTEC Level 3 Certificate at Aquinas College

Course description

The OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical introductory/diploma in Sport is a vocational / practical based course. It is designed to give students grounding into all areas of the sports industry. The course is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the sports industry and the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career within the sports industry. During the course you will investigate health & safety in the sports industry, sport coaching and current issues in sport, the organisation of sport, and have the opportunity to develop your skills in a range of team sports.

Sport CTEC focuses on the skills, qualities and attributes that universities and employers demand of our students. This is a practical based subject with students developing professional, social and interaction skills between peers, teams and organisations in the local community who they will coach and administer a range of sport tournament and coaching sessions.

At Aquinas CTEC Sport is available as either a double or a single qualification.

Course content

The OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical introductory/diploma in Sport focuses on the skills, qualities and attributes that universities and employers demand of our students. This is a practical based subject with students developing professional, social and interaction skills between peers, teams and organisations in the local community.

In Lower 6 students will study a range of units including anatomy and physiology, physiology of fitness, sports coaching and current issues in sport. At the end of the first year students who choose the double will have achieved the equivalent of 1 A Level.

Students who progress to complete the CTEC Diploma in their upper 6th will study another 6 units including sports injuries, organising events, practical individual sports and work experience. At the end of their upper 6th students will achieve the equivalent of a 2nd A Level.

Future opportunities

Undergraduate courses in PE/Sport Science/Sport Studies/PE Teaching

Sports Apprenticeships, Leisure/Sport Management/Sport Development

Further information

University of Buxton, Coaching in local schools, Outdoor Education centres, Football Museum.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 September 2017
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