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Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Physical Activity and Sport (Single) at Temple Moor High School

Course description

This course is designed for those who want to continue studying Sport at a higher level; it will open up a variety of opportunities for university study and work in the Sport and Leisure industry.

Course content

This qualification is not just about being able to play sport or deal with elite athletes; employers need people who are able to lead sports and physical activities safely, work with the general public in providing sport and physical activity opportunities and help to promote physically active lifestyles. Therefore, this qualification will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into employment in the sport and physical activity sector either through an apprenticeship or directly into work.

Enrichment Opportunities

Coaching and Officiating qualifications

First Aid at Work certification

Voluntary opportunities in the Sport Industry

Represent TMHS in local and national sports competitions

Sport Leadership opportunities

Entry requirements

Students need an entry requirement of at least a level/grade 4/Merit in Examination Sport and a minimum of a 4 in English. Dedication towards achievement is desirable. Excellent attendance is essential.


Extended Certificate—Single

Body systems and the effects of physical activity (exam) 90GLH

Sports Coaching and activity leadership 90GLH

Sports Organisation and Development (exam) 60GLH

Sports Injuries and rehabilitation 60GLH

Practical Skills in Sport and Physical Activity 60GLH

Future opportunities

This qualification can lead to Advanced Level apprenticeships in Coaching, Leisure Management and Exercise and Fitness or to job roles such as Fitness Instructor, Activity Leader or a Leisure/Recreation Assistant.

It could also provide a route into Higher Education on a sport-related programme such as Sport and Physical Education, Sport Science, Sport Coaching and Development or Sport and Leisure Management

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: 08 November 2018
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  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
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