Sport (Level 3 Cambridge Technical)

Type of qualification –
Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A level) or Cambridge Technical Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels)
Exam Board – OCR

Course Description

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.

What next?

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.

Assessment

A combination of written assessments, presentations, practical coaching sessions, and examinations.

Additional Activities

Opportunity to gain additional qualifications such as first aid certificates.

Topics

Extended Certificate

Body Systems & Effects of Physical Activity

Sport Coaching

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

Performance analysis

Organising a Sports Event

Sports Injuries & Rehab

Nutrition & Diet for Sport

Student Financial Contribution: Purchase of S6C practical kit

Entry Requirements

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