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Sport & Physical Activity Development L3 Foundation Diploma (full time) at East Sussex College

Course description

This qualification consists of seven units, four mandatory units and 1 specialist units and has the academic equivalence of 1.5 A-Levels. The course units for study are;1) Anatomy and Physiology related to Fitness – Examined (M)2) Fitness Training and Programming – Externally Assessed Task (M)3) Professional Development in the Sports Industry (M)4) Sports Leadership (M)5) Practical Sports Performance6) Coaching for Performance7) Sport PsychologyYou will produce three or four assignments for each unit.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need at least GCSE English Language grade C/4 and either Maths or a Science grade C/4.


Assessment: You will be assessed on a continuous assessment basis with assignments at specific times throughout the year. Assessment methods include essay writing, presentations and practical observations.

Future opportunities

Learners may wish to progress to year 2 to complete the Level 3 Extended Diploma, which is an additional 8 units. To do so you must achieve the Foundation Diploma.

Further information

Possible Careers / Jobs
• Gym Instructor Level 2/3
• Physical Education Teacher
• FdA Sports Coaching
• Sports Coaching Degree

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.

Last updated date: 06 December 2018
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