The course consists of 18 units which explore a variety of different areas, including:
- Sports Physiology, Psychology and its Application
- Research Methods and Project
- Technical and Tactical Skills
- Analysing Sports Performance
- Sports Nutrition
- Injuries in Sport and Sports Massage
- Fitness Testing and Designing Training Programmes
- Current Issues in Sport
The course is delivered in a vocational manner, with assessments ranging from written reports, portfolios, and posters to verbal assessments, presentations, and practical observations.
There are a range of trips and team-building activities included throughout this course and you will also have the opportunity to study towards additional awards.
As a student on a vocational course, we will encourage you to gain as many additional qualifications as possible in order to support your applications for Higher Education and employment in the sector.
86% of our Level 3 learners went to university last year, gaining places at Loughborough, Durham and Exeter.
- Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English Language, Maths, and a Science subject (Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
- Mature students will be considered based on their previous qualifications and/or relevant work experience.
Upon successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, you will have the equivalent of three A Levels, providing opportunities for progression into employment or onto a Higher Education course or another vocational qualification at Loughborough College or elsewhere.
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