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Sport & Physical Activity Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Certificate at Felpham Community College

Course description

The Level 3 technical qualification has been developed to give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare them for employment in the sports’ industry. Students develop professional and social skills through interaction with performers, clients and team mates. This will allow them to offer informed practical advice and guidance to the people they’ll be working with.

This specific pathway has been designed in collaboration with Sports Coach UK and a range of national governing bodies. This pathway will allow students to gain employment in roles such as activity leader, multi-sports coach or assistant club coach amongst many other roles.

The course is equivalent to one A level at the end of the course.

Course content

The units covered include: (mandatory units).

  • Body systems;
  • sports coaching & leadership;
  • sports organisation & development;
  • working safely in sport.

Pathway options:

  • Sports injuries and rehabilitation
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Physical activity for specific groups (practical)

In addition, practical team and individual sports will be taught over both years.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five A* to C at GCSE.

Applicants need to have a keen interest in sports and the sports’ industry


Two externally assessed online exams will be taken across the 2 year course with a range of short and long term answers. Also students will complete a range of internally assessed mandatory and pathway optional units.

Further information

Mr B Hauxwell - Curriculum Leader: Physical Education

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 January 2017
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