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OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity at The Hayesbrook School

Course description

The Diploma takes 720 guided learning hours to deliver. This means it’s a similar size to two A levels. Taking the Diploma would give learners the skills for working in specific, specialised roles (e.g. Sports Coach and Personal Trainer) within the sport and physical activity sector.The Diploma takes 720 guided learning hours to deliver. This means it’s a similar size to two A levels. Taking the Diploma would give learners the skills for working in specific, specialised roles (e.g. Sports Coach and Personal Trainer) within the sport and physical activity sector.  

Course content

For the Sports Coaching specialist pathway learners must achieve:

 600 GLH from 9 mandatory units, and

 120 GLH from optional units

Three external assessments (exam paper),

the remaining units are coursework based, and are internally assessed.

Physical Education Physical Education Mandatory Units:

 Body systems and the effects of physical activity

 Sports coaching and activity leadership

 Sports organisation and development

 Working safely in sport, exercise, health and leisure

 Physical activity for specific groups

 Performance analysis in sport and exercise

 Organisation of sports events

 Sports injuries and rehabilitation

 Practical skills in sport and physical activities

Optional Units:

 Biomechanics and movement analysis

 Nutrition and diet for sport and exercise

 Health and fitness testing for sport and exercise

 Sport and exercise psychology

Entry requirements

We expect our Sixth Formers to have achieved at least a Grade 4 in both their English and Maths GCSEs, and at least 3 other qualifications at 4+.Students do not have to have previously studied Sport to take this course in the sixth form providing that they have met the basic entry requirements.

Assessment

Three external assessments (exams)

The remaining units are coursework based

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Hayesbrook School directly.

Last updated date: 14 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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