What's covered?

This course is centred around how the body and mind work during sport and exercise. There are opportunities to apply this knowledge and understanding practically, as well as research opportunities which help develop skills applicable to higher education.

You will cover a range of theory based topics, including functional anatomy and applied sport and exercise psychology. These units explore the way the systems of the body work together and improve with exercise, as well as the way the mind approaches and responds to exercise environments. In addition, you may also engage in gym based lessons to explore ways in which the body responds to exercise and different training methods.

What do you need?

You must have a minimum of four grades 9-4 (equivalent to A--C), including English and Maths at grade 4 and grade 4 in Maths or English GCSE plus grade 4 in Science GCSE, OCR Science or a Merit in Level 2 Science BTEC and a Merit in Level 2 BTEC Sport or a grade 4 GCSE PE if taken.

How you are assessed

You will be assessed through external and internal vocational and academic assessments. Just over 30% of the course will be assessed externally, 70% internally assessed. You will take part in both practical and theory based sessions, gaining both the knowledge and hands-on skills to progress into any number of careers within sport.

How Long?

1 Year

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