What's covered?

This qualification is for learners who wish to study a vocational sport and physical activity qualification, and be provided with the opportunity to apply theory through a number of practical activities, such as coaching. The qualification consists of eight mandatory units.

  • Apply Physiology to sport and physical activity
  • Apply Nutrition to sport and physical activity
  • Apply Psychology for sport and physical activity
  • Develop the community through sport and physical activity
  • Design and deliver sport and physical activity programmes
  • Deliver physical education and school sport
  • Apply Research methods for sport and physical activity
  • Enterprise and innovation in the sport and active leisure industry

What do you need?

Prior experience of the sport and active leisure. Sporting background - ideally involved in competitive sport, playing, coaching or officiating. 5 GCSE's including Physical Education, English and Maths at a C/4 or above or Level 2 Diploma at merit. All learning material is supplied by 1st 4 Sport.
A willingness to learn!

How you are assessed

Exams Theory based assignments Practical observations

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Progression to university where it is possible to study a range of courses, all of which can be found on www.UCAS.com

What could this lead to?

Typical employment areas may include:

  • Supporting the delivery of Physical Education and school sport
  • Sports coaching
  • Instructing gym sessions or classes
  • leading physical activity sessions in the wider community
  • Multi skills coaching

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