Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
Course: Sport & Exercise Science Extended Diploma FL3 Yr2
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
What is the programme structure?
This course is a theory based course with practical elements in a variety of units. All students will study the following units:
• Practical individual sports
• Analysis of sports performance
• Sports coaching
• Research Project for sport & exercise
• Work Experience
• Sports Biomechanics
• Instructing Physical Exercise
• Sports Injuries
• Sport & Exercise Massage
Who is the programme for?
If you are interested in working in sport: teaching, coaching, sports development or sports therapy.
How long does it take to complete?
1 year after completing the Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Sport & Exercise Sciences qualification.
What qualifications do I need?
4 GCSEs at grade A* - C or equivalent with successful completion of the Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Sport & Exercise Sciences qualification.
What does it include?
This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment. The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study. The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment. As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and Maths development as part of the core qualification. Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
Specialist Fitness Suite, Sports Hall and Sport Laboratory equipped with Elite standard performance analysis and fitness testing equipment.
Will there be any extra costs involved?
You will be expected to purchase the college practical kit package at a specialist price for students studying on all sports related courses (approximately £30). Textbooks and additional stationery materials will be required. Trips and residentials may be organised - more details can be provided during interview.
How is the programme assessed?
Continuous assessment through projects, assignments, presentations & practical observations. The final assessment is based on a portfolio which you will produce over the year.
What award will I achieve?
Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences
What can I do next?
You will be able to progress on to our Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching & Physical Education or another higher level sports qualification, involving the teaching of physical education or sports science, sports coaching, sports therapy or sports development. There are many employment opportunities within the sports and leisure industry at a variety of levels.
Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.
How do I get further information?
Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.
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