Sport, Performance & Excellence Extended Diploma (Level 3)
The Extended Diploma in Sport is a full-time, two-year programme. It covers a variety of areas related to the sport, health and fitness sector. It teaches you the core principles of anatomy, physiology and sport psychology but also applied aspects in careers such as sports coaching, fitness training and sports injuries and massage. It is an ideal course for those that focused on a career in a career in the sport and exercise sector and have aspirations of going to university.
Duration: Two year
Starting date: September 2019
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form
What will I do?
You will study 19 modules, including: anatomy and physiology, physiology of fitness, fitness training and programming, sports psychology, sports nutrition, sports injuries, sports massage, analysis of sports performance amongst many others.
How will I learn?
Sessions will be a mixture of theory and practical. Wherever possible underpinning theory will be demonstrated in a practical context. Activities in the class / sports hall / astro turf will range from group work, individual work, research and presentations.
How will I be assessed?
There will be a variety of assessment methods used and learners will have a thorough understanding of the evidence they are expected to produce. Examples include written reports, presentations and observations of practical competence.
To have achieved A*/9-C/4 in a minimum of four GCSE programmes, including either GCSE English Language or Maths.
What kit/uniform do I need?
There is a minimum kit package that you will be required to purchase. The package includes Nike training t-shirt, shorts and mid-layer top. The cost is £53 (subject to change).
What else do I need to know?
Modules covered include Anatomy for Sport & Exercise, Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise and additional optional units to make up the 180 credits required.
The majority of learners go on to study Higher Education courses in either sports coaching, physical education, sport science, sports therapy or another relevant course. These students have gone on to gain highly skilled jobs as Sport Scientists, Sports Therapists, Personal Trainers, PE Teachers and FE College Lecturers. Others gain employment in the sport and leisure sector and work as leisure assistants and sports coaches.
Reasons to join us:
- Our success rates are fantastic with a 100% pass rate.
- Our facilities are state of the art including sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and the recently installed FIFA 1 standard FA accredited Astro Turf football pitch.
- The team work and employability skills developed throughout the course will be helpful for any future career.
How do I apply/enrol?