Intermediate Course in Sports Studies
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*- D including English and maths. Equivalent Qualifications may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
What will I learn?
You will use your passionate for sport, exercise and fitness to gain an understanding of the underlying scientific principles within this exciting industry.
During our one-year BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport you will gain an insight into the many disciplines associated with, and incorporated in sport. You will develop practical skills, theoretical knowledge and understanding of the sports industry throughout the course. Learning will take place in the classroom and in our fully-equipped gym where you will explore the components of fitness, how to improve sports performance, how lifestyle and wellbeing can impact of personal fitness and performance, as well as analysing the mind and what affect psychology can have.
You will study units including:
- Fitness for Sport and Exercise
- Practical Sports Performance
- The Mind and Sports Performance
- The Sports Performer in Action
- Training for Personal Fitness
- Leading Sports Activities
- Promotion and Sponsorship in Sport
- Lifestyle and Well Being
- Running a Sports Event
- The Sport and Active Leisure Industry
- Profiling Sports Performance
You will be assessed through a range of 25% practical tasks, 60% coursework assignments and 15% exams.
What could I progress on to?
On completion of this course you can progress on to our Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport, where further skills will prepare you for a career in Sport and Active leisure.
With additional training you can start your career as a Fitness instructor, Personal trainer, PE teacher, Youth worker, Sport coach or Outdoor Educator.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Course code 9646 Course name Intermediate Course in Sports Studies Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Start date 11/09/17 Duration 36 week (s)