Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
08/09/2020 1 Year TBC Full-Time Berwick Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

The qualification is designed to give students skills, knowledge and an understanding of the sport and physical activity sector and will act as a stepping stone to a range of occupations, often through the route of higher education.

You will have achieved a relevant level 2 qualification, and/or preferably grade 4 and above in four GCSE's (including maths and English).

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire Purchase of a sports kit (you may be eligible for a grant for this) plus occasional transport and trip, and stationery costs.

The objectives of the qualification is to:
- allow students to gain an in-depth understanding of the sport and physical activity sector
- give students the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in the sport and physical activity sector
- allow students to choose content which relates to their own interests, aspirations and progression choices.

You will be assessed using a range of methods, including assignments and physical tests. You will create a portfolio of evidence generated from appropriate assessment tasks which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit. Each unit of the qualification is internally assessed and externally quality assured.

There will be opportunities for participating in competitive sports; trips and visits and volunteering with community groups.

English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your chosen career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Northumberland Sport
Active Northumberland
Ashington and Coquet School games partnership
Events of the North

Exercise, health and lifestyle
Preparing for a career in sport and physical activity
Principles of anatomy and physiology
Fitness testing for sport and exercise
Psychology for sports performance
Sports Injuries
Practical performance
Work Experience in sport

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