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September 2022
1 Year
Course code EC2SPPF1LC

Sport, Extended Certificate

This Level 2 Sport pathway will give you the opportunity to explore the key themes and concepts of sport and fitness. You will cover a range of topics, including anatomy, fitness for sport and exercise, practical sports performance, sport injuries and sport leadership, plus a number of other specialist employment-related units. This pathway will also include access to Weston Sport and enrichment programmes, tutorial support and an individualised skill development programme.

As part of this study programme, you will also complete a work placement as well as gaining hands on experience through various industry related trips and visits.

How will I be assessed?

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

What could I do after this course?

This programme may lead to well-paid roles in the sport science and fitness industries. You could also increase your skills by progressing onto a Level 3 pathway in either Sports Coaching and Performance, Sports Therapy and Exercise Science or Fitness and Leisure Management at Weston Sport.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-2, with at least two at grade 4, or a qualifying Level 1 qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

Category & Subject Area

Courses for 16 to 18-year-olds Sport

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What our students say

Cassidy Escott, Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3

Cassidy Escott

"Weston college had provided me with countless opportunities within my studies and playing which has allowed me to go onto one of the best sporting universities in the UK and the world. I felt That throughout my time at the college I was heavily supported and guided so I could persuade my aspirations. I chose to study sport and exercise science as it allowed me to have a broader insight into the sports industry helping to make the decision of university becoming easier. During my time at the college, I was lucky enough to get a once-in-a-lifetime work placement with Bristol bears ladies in sports analysis where I helped to film and code both training and games."

Former school: Hans Price Academy

Studied: Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science L3

What next? Cassidy is progressing to Loughborough University to complete a degree in Sport Science, Coaching and Physical Education.

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