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Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) Level 3 Diploma at Cirencester College

Course description

You will be studying  a range of modules from anatomy and physiology through to contemporary issues in sport. This broad base of modules allows the student to explore the vast array of potential career opportuntities in the sporting sector and how they interact with each other. The course is a significant change to GCSE study with theoretical knowledge paramount in the structure of the course.

These new and exciting theoretical aspects are studied and learnt in a practical manner, which include designing and partaking in your own training regime through to looking and making the main parts of a nutritionally balanced meal.

There are a diverse range of units including:

  • The Body in Action
  • Health and Safety in Sport
  • Training and Fitness
  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Development
  • Fitness Testing
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sport and Society
  • Psychology
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
  • Exercise for Specific Groups
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sport and Exercise Massage.

Students will have gained a 90 credit Diploma qualification after the success and completion of Year 1 allowing them to progress on to Year 2.

Entry requirements

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It is important to note that the course is assessed through continuous on-going assessment, from reports through to presentations, so it is vital that you are able to manage and keep to deadlines.

The Course is assessed through:

  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of evidence

Future opportunities

This course can lead to a variety of career opportunities:

  • Leisure management
  • Gym instruction
  • Sports coaching
  • Sports development
  • Is also suitable for those looking at a career as a PTI in the armed forces.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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