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National Extended Certificate in Sport (One A-Level Equivalent)

* *National Diploma in Sport (Two A-Level Equivalent) may be available depending on student interest (please inform Mr Jones (PE) or Sixth form S&G if this would be your preferred option)


Why study this course?

• If you want to gain a deeper understanding of how the body functions and the effects of exercise

• If you want to understand how to improve health and fitness

• If you want to pursue a career in the sports industry

• If you would like to study a sport related course that does not require high level practical performance

Potential careers:

Sports and leisure management

Sports coaching

Personal trainer

PE teacher

Course content

Anatomy and Physiology

Fitness Training and Programming for Health,

Sport and Well-being

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Application of fitness testing

Skill acquisition and Business in Sport


20% Unit 1 examination ( 1 hour 30 minute written exam- Anatomy and Physiology externally marked 20% Unit 2 ( 2 hour 30 minute written scenario task, fitness training and programming externally marked). 20% Unit 22- (1 hour 30-minute written exam - Investigating business in sport) 40% coursework

Staff contact:

Mr A Arnold