Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

Sports and Exercise Science - BTEC Certificate leading to Subsidary Diploma

Locations and Attendance

Nantgarw
Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Code : GEF327NL

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

Sports-related occupations are growing in number as the industry expands and diversifies.

To reflect this the BTEC Sport course is wide ranging in its subject matter and offers you the chance to develop skills and knowledge of areas relating to sport such as the body, fitness, health & safety, leading activities psychology and physical performance.

Entry requirements

You will require 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including PE, English and preferably Science, or equivalent.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

What will I study?

You will cover six areas completing a piece of course work on each. There are no final exams.

The areas are; Anatomy & physiology of fitness, Assessing risks in sport, Fitness testing, Fitness training, Leadership in sport and either individual sports or team sports.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and practical assessments.

Career Opportunities and Progression

On successful completion of this course many learners apply to and are offered places at university in Physical Education or Sports Science or into sport-related employment. For many occupations including the various forces, Physical Education is a well recognised and respected course. Previous learners now include a qualified doctor and several physiotherapists.

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