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(Equivalent to 1 or 2 A-levels)

Examination Board: Edexcel

Course Leader:   Mr A Evenett & Mr L Murphy

Entry Requirements: Entry Requirements: Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 4 or above. Grade 4 + in English Language is essential.
PE at Grade 5 or BTEC Level 2 Sport Merit is preferable.

Course Content:

You will study units such as Anatomy and Physiology, Practical Sports Performance, Fitness Testing and Application and Professional Development in the Sporting Industry. You will
need to be able to work to deadlines as the course is mainly coursework based. There are also two external examinations over the two years. You will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as presentations, observation and assignments.

The course contains both theoretical and practical lessons for students to gain best knowledge of the units. There will also be a large proportion of independent study

Future Prospects:  This course is a stepping stone for a range of University courses including: Sports Science or Physical Education Teaching. It will also prepare you for a career in the sporting or leisure industry.

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