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What will I learn?

This course is ideal if you are looking to change your current career or simply to develop your skills and knowledge in Sport.

English & Maths to a level of C at GCSE or equililent is necessary to complete this course

This course will develop your existing knowledge of sport and prepare you for a career in the industry. You will learn a range of practical, theoretical and scientific modules giving you an in-depth look at sport and exercise. You will study the respiratory and circulatory systems, getting to know the organs of the human body, you will see these vital organs in action during fitness testing in our fully-equipped gym, and you be able to create your own fitness programme, taking into account everything from lifestyle to diet. Gaining an understanding of sports injuries and injury management will also form part of your learning.

During the course you will study a range of units including:Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in SportFitness Testing for Sport and ExerciseFitness Training and ProgrammingSports NutritionExercise, Health & LifestyleSports CoachingSports InjuriesSport & Exercise Massage

External Examinations, Assignments & Practical Observations

What could I progress on to?

Once you have completed the course you could progress onto University to study a range of sport-related disciplines, or you may choose to join one of our other sports industry related qualifications such as the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training or Level 3 Diploma in Preventing Injuries in Sport and Active Leisure.

With additional training you can start your career in the industry as a Sports coach, Personal trainer, Sport therapist, Youth worker, Sports scientist, Sports psychologist or Sports nutritionist

75.00 uniform cost

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 11478
    Course name Advanced Diploma in Sport
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Monday + Tuesday
    Times 17:00 to 20:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £4670.00
    Start date 17/09/18
    Duration 31 week (s)

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Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
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