Sport : Level 3 Extended Certificate (= 1 A Level) at WQE
The Level 3 Extended Certificate offers a specialist qualification that focuses on particular aspects of Sports Science and employment within the Sport Science/Development vocational sector.
You will follow a vocationally specific qualification which will develop a range of personal skills and knowledge that will be essential for successful performance in working life.
You will study a range of topic areas which will require you to participate practically as well as research and produce written responses to work related assignment briefs.
There are four course units covered in the Extended Certificate:
• Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
• Fitness Training and Programming for Health
• Professional Development in the Sports Industry
• Practical Sports Performance.
Your programme of study will be coursework based, your skills and knowledge will be assessed through practical tasks, written coursework presentations, and teacher observation and two external exams.
A minimum of five GCSEs, at Grades A* - C/4 – 9, including English Language, from a mixture of GCSEs and equivalents.
Students undertaking a Level 3 ‘hybrid’ programme comprising at least one A Level element are required to meet the standard College A level entry criteria.
Units will be assessed in a variety of ways. Students must complete work-related assignments in all units to complete the course.
Students work will be internally verified by staff and externally verified by the examination board. There are two terminal written examinations for this course.
Progress to Higher Education or employment.
This course is equivalent to 1 A level.
For further information please visit our website www.wqe.ac.uk or see our prospectus.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.