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Sports Studies National Certificate (OCR) at Ryburn Valley High School

Course description

This is a practical course equivalent to 1 or 2 A Levels. Practical work is followed by creating a portfolio that is marked to give a final mark. Portfolio’s will be a mixture of observation, organising events, practical experience, video diaries and written work.How are the courses assessed?Centre AssessedPractical AssessmentNo ExamsGraded at Pass, Merit, Distinction

Future opportunities

You could take this short course with a related GCE or other qualification to prepare for further education in areas of sport such as BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport Management or related degree programmes. You could also go on to study an NVQ vocational qualification in Sports Development, which could be work-based.With further training, you could go into a job related to sport such as a Sport Coach, Trainer or Gym Instructor .The course provides a work related programme of study so you could go straight into a job as it helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for, especially in the sport and exercise sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ryburn Valley High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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