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Sport - Level 3 Extended Diploma (year 2) at Chichester College

Course description

Coaching & Teaching, Outdoor Adventure and Fitness & Injuries are 3 possible routeways that you can follow in the 2nd year of the course. Each route has different units to reflect the industry you are looking to enter. You will develop the skills needed to start a career in the sports industry. This course is equivalent to three A Levels and is accepted by universities for entry

Course content

There are 10 units in Year 1 - 4 compulsory and 6 specialised which will enable you to study particular areas in-depth Compulsory Units * Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport * The Physiology of Fitness * Assessing Risk in Sport * Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise All students take three specialised subjects in: * Fitness Training & Programming * Sports Psychology * Sports Development * Nutrition * Physical Education & Caring for Children & Young people * Outdoor Adventure 

Entry requirements

You will need to have at least one of the following: * BTEC Diploma in a related subject graded to a minimum of a Merit * At least five GCSEs at Grades A - C including English and Science



All units are assessed via coursework and an overall grade for the qualification awarded - (Pass, Merit, Distinction criteria). 

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

Higher Education and Sports Vocations. It will provide you with
the knowledge to work within any aspect of the sports industries. You
could go on to study: Fitness Instruction, Sports Coaching, PE
Teaching, Sports Therapy, Personal Training

Further information

We have fantastic sporting facilities including a Sports Centre with Sports
Hall, Fitness Studio, a floodlit Astro pitch and grass pitches. There is
also an active Student Union which organises many and varied activities
throughout the academic year.
Sports kit. There will be a cost to cover residential trips for outdoor
adventure - this will be confirmed during induction.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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    • Chichester is our main campus; right in the heart of the city, with lovely views of the Cathedral, across beautiful areas of parkland. Although relatively small, Chichester still has all the entertainment facilities you’d expect from much larger cities, such as cinemas, a leisure/sports centre, swimming pool, golf courses, a bowling alley, sports clubs, galle