|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 Year||Level 2||Full-Time||Bede Campus||Full-time Vocational|
This course will help students to develop the skills and knowledge needed to successfully make the transition onto a level three sport course, enter a career in the sport and leisure sector or gain an apprenticeship.
You will need at least two GCSE's at grade 3 or above.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||please enquire||There will be minimum costs for your own stationary (paper, pen, file etc). You will also be expected to purchase the colleges sport training t-shirt for practical sessions, this will cost around £10.|
This course combines practical and theoretical delivery and content. You will develop coaching and leadership skills, develop your practical skills in selected sports, as well testing and developing your own fitness. You will also develop theoretical knowledge such as how the body systems work and how to correctly fuel the body to maximise performance with the correct nutrition.
You will be assessed in a variety of ways throughout the course such as reports, presentations and practical observation. There are no exams for this course.
Maths and English are very important and if you have not already achieved a GCSE grade 4 or higher in Maths, English or both. If you don'yt already hold these qualifications you will resit these alongside your Level 2.
As part of this course you will complete a 1-2 week work placement in a job role of your choice.
This course has been designed with employers to make sure that you develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours employers want from their future workforce. You will have the opportunity to visit employers, take part in master classes and guest speakers as well as completing a 1-2 week work placement for a job role of your choice.
This is a full time course. Your timetable will be provided at enrolment and normally runs across 4 or 5 days of the week between the hours of 9am and 4pm.
The modules you will study are a combination of both practical and theory and include:
- Practical Sport
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Effects of Exercise on the Body Systems
- Planning and Leading Sports Events
- Nutrition for Sports Performance
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Fitness Testing and Training
- Development of Personal Fitness
If you are a talented performer you could also be part of our successful individual and team Sports Development Centres.
Once you have completed this course you could progress to one of our Level 3 Sport courses, gain an apprenticeship or progress to employment in the sport and leisure industry.
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