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Sport and Physical Activity Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate at Falmouth School

Course description

The extended certificate in Sport and Physical Activity is equivalent to 1 A-Level at the end of the two year course and gives students who are passionate about sport the opportunity to study it alongside other A-Levels that may compliment it such as science, business, psychology etc. This course is run in conjunction with Elemental UK Water Sport. In the first year students will study body systems and the effects of physical activity which will be assessed through an external exam, in addition to a practical unit on sports coaching and activity leadership which involves students being practically assessed internally. In the second year students will study sports organisation and development prior to sitting an exam, in addition to studying health and fitness testing for sport and the organisation of sport and physical activity which will all be internally assessed through the completion of coursework.

Future opportunities

The extended certificate in Sport and Physical activity leads into a wide range of sporting pathways in the sports industry including; sports science, sports organisation, sport coaching/ teaching to name a few. Whether you plan to study at university, join the forces or gain employment, this course will effectively prepare you. The leadership aspect of the course and opportunities you will have to gain coaching experience will enhance your CV and allow you to stand out from the crowd in job and university applications.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 January 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years