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Sport and Physical Activity Double Award (OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma) (Hayesbrook Collarboration) at Hillview School for Girls

Course description

This qualification gives learners the skills for working in specific, specialised roles (e.g. Sports Coach and Personal Trainer) within the sport and physical activity sector. This qualification is for learners who want to study sport, leisure or fitness. It is not just about being able to play sport; it will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into a university or career in all areas of sport from coaching to physiotherapy. The qualification is designed to be taken as part of a study programme alongside other vocational qualifications or A levels.


Course content

The majority of the qualification content will be internally assessed through internally-set assignments. There are three written examinations including case studies and scenarios related to the sport and physical activity sector which students will need to apply their knowledge and understanding to. Mandatory Units: Body systems and the effects of physical activity, Sports coaching and activity leadership, Sports organisation and development, Working safely in sport, exercise, health and leisure, Physical activity for specific groups, Performance analysis in sport and exercise, Organisation of sports events, Sports injuries and rehabilitation and Practical skills in sport and physical activities. Optional Units: Biomechanics and movement analysis, Nutrition and diet for sport and exercise, Health and fitness testing for sport and exercise and Sport and exercise psychology.

Entry requirements

General entry minimum requirements to study three Level 3 qualifications for Hillview Sixth Form are Grade 4 in both English and Maths together with 3 other GCSE grades at Grade 4 or above (A*-C).

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: 22 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 year
  • Course code: Pe

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