Sport, Extended Certificate | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code EC2SPPF1KN

Sport, Extended Certificate

What will I do on this course?

This Level 2 Sport course will give you the opportunity to explore the key themes and concepts of sport. You’ll gain the skills you'll need to inter into more careers in the sports and active leisure industry.

You’ll cover a range of topics, including fitness for sport and exercise; practical sports performance; sport psychology; personal fitness training; anatomy and physiology for sports performance, plus a number of specialist employment-related units. You’ll also complete a sports-related project.

We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills.

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through online exams, coursework, presentations and practical activities.

What could I do after this course?

This course may lead to well-paid roles in the sports and active leisure industry. You could increase your skills by progressing to a Level 3 course in either Sport, Sport and Exercise Science or Public Services at Weston College.


Entry Requirements

You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 3/D and above.

Course Level

Level 2

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Sport, Extended Certificate

 

Leisure or sports manager

Leisure and sports managers organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources required for the provision of sporting, artistic, theatrical and other recreational and amenity services.

Average annual earnings: £20,183
Employment in region: 1,467 positions
 

Sports player

Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.

Average annual earnings: £22,601
Employment in region: 440 positions
 

Sports coach, instructor or official

Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportsmen and women to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, supervise recreational activities such as canoeing and mountaineering, and organise and officiate at sporting events according to established rules.

Average annual earnings: £23,264
Employment in region: 1,720 positions
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What Our Students Say

Chloe Carchrie, Sport and Exercise Science


Chloe Carchrie

“I have had many opportunities to represent the college and have revieved excellent coaching”

Former school: Priory

Course: Sport and Exercise Science

What next? Chloe aims to pursue netball as a career, study at degree-level, and would like to teach sport.

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