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Sport: Development, Coaching and Fitness Level 3 Diploma/ Extended Diploma at Cottingham High School

Course description

This course allows you to develop the essential skills and knowledge required for employment within the sports sector or to progress with your studies at a higher level. It specifically focuses on sports development, coaching and fitness. The Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

You will study the following:

* Diploma - 8 mandatory units and 5 specialist option units
* Extended Diploma - 8 mandatory units and 11 specialist option units

Mandatory units

* Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
* The physiology of fitness
* Assessing risk in sport
* Fitness training and programming
* Sports coaching
* Sports development
* Fitness testing for sport and exercise
* Practical team sports or Practical individual sports

Entry requirements

GCSE’s at grade A*-C are generally required.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years