Level 3 Sport & Exercise Science

Do you have a passion for sport? Do you want to make a difference and improve the sports performance, participation, health or fitness of people in the UK? If the answer is yes, then this could be the course for you.

Duration: 2 years
Starting date: September 2018
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form

You will study 4 modules: Functional Anatomy, Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology, Coaching for Performance and Fitness and Specialised Fitness Training.

Sessions will be a mixture of theory and practical lessons, 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, PowerPoint and practical application.

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 an exam, reports and presentations.

A minimum of five GCSEs grade C/4 or above, including English Language, maths and science. A GCSE in Physical Education would also be desirable. In Addition you will need a good school report. An active interest in sport and fitness is essential.

By completing this course you will achieve the equivalent to 1 full A-level, it will support progression to higher education for Sport Science and Physiotherapy when taken with other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A-levels.

Our Sport students have successfully gained employment in schools, colleges, professional football clubs and physiotherapy clinics.

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.

  1. Sport has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ within the college due to high grades, high success rates and the 100% pass rate.
  2. Our facilities are state of the art. We have a recently installed Astro Turf which cost almost £300,000.
  3. The team work and employability skills developed throughout the course will be helpful for any future career.