LEVEL 3 SPORT 

EXTENDED

DIPLOMA

START DATE
September 2022
DAY/TIME
Weekdays
DURATION
2 Years
CAMPUS
The Riverside
ABOUT THE COURSE

This course gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to apply the principles of science to enhancing sports performance and develop the foundations for a career in Sport. 

You’ll have the opportunity to study a wide range of scientific concepts in a sporting context and complete a work placement.

 

 

Year 1 Study

Anatomy & Physiology

Fitness Training

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Sports Leadership

Application of Fitness Testing

Practical Sports Performance

Coaching For Performance

Year 2 Study

Research Methods in Sport

Sports Psychology

Sports Injury Management

Development and Provision of Sport

Investigating Business and Sport

Skill Acquisition in Sport

Sports Performance Analysis

WHERE IT CAN TAKE YOU

UNIVERSITY

You can gain up to 168 UCAS points, which will allow you to enrol at number of high level universities.

USA 

The course can give you access to scholarship programmes in the USA alongside your sport.

APPRENTICESHIPS

The course gives you foundations to progress onto a variety of different apprenticeships

THIRD YEAR

We offer a U19 programme which looks at combining a full time football programme with a personal training qualification.

ASSESSMENT

There will be two exams units in year 1 and two exam units in year 2. The rest of the course will be made up of coursework and work experience units.

BOTH COURSE WORK & EXAM CONTENT

ENTRY REQUIRMENTS

Five GCSE grades 9-4, including maths, English Language and Science. 

ASK US IF YOU ARE

UNSURE

NEXT STEPS

This course will allow you to progress onto university after two years with between 48 and 168 UCAS points depending on your grade. If you did not want to apply for university you will be able to apply for jobs and apprenticeships in the Sports Coaching, Sports Development and the Leisure Industry.

UNIVERSITY, SCHOLARSHIPS, APPRENTISHIPS