Students will develop a range of skills and knowledge based upon the
course components. Unit 1 is applied anatomy and phsiology. Students
can expect to further develop their knowledge about the human body
and its response to physical activity. This unit is externall y assessed
via an exam. Unit 3 is fitness and fitness testing. Students draw upon
a range of resources in coming to terms with dealing with Personal
Exercise programs, and how to maximise these. Assessment for this
unit comes in the form of an external piece of coursework. There are
two further units, Sports Leadership and Professional Development
in the Sporting Industry. Both these two units are internally assessed
through completion of scenarios. These units are designed to improve
confidence, and a greater awareness of what the demands are placed
within numerous sporting industries.
This is available to all students who have previously completed GCSE
PE or BTEC Level 2. Entry requirements are in place to ensure that this
course attracts the right candidates.
Completion of this course allows
entrance into a high number of universities to further their knowledge
in such courses like, Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, PE
Teacher, Leisure Industry, whilst also opening other avenues such as
nutrition specialist and coaching.