Type of qualification –
Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A level) or Cambridge Technical Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels)
Exam Board – OCR
This course has been developed to meet the changing needs of the sports sector and will prepare you for the challenges you will face in higher education and/or employment.
This course could lead to a university degree in sports science, sports management, health care, or exercise and health. There are a range of career opportunities in sport including; sports coaching, sports therapist, sports development or teaching.
A combination of written assessments, presentations, practical coaching sessions, and examinations.
Opportunity to gain additional qualifications such as first aid certificates.
Body Systems & Effects of Physical Activity
Sports Organisation & Development
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Practical Skills in Sport
Diploma—all the above plus:
Working Safely in Sport
Physical Activity for Specific Groups
Organising a Sports Event
Sports Injuries & Rehab
Nutrition & Diet for Sport
Student Financial Contribution: Purchase of S6C practical kit
Þ Minimum 5 GCSES at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths
Þ Your practical ability will be reviewed
What Our Students Think
“As part of the course I organized my own work experience at Salisbury Football Club which gave me the confidence to pursue this as a career”
Adam, previously Test Valley School