Sport and Exercise Science, BTEC National Extended Certificate | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ECSPORD1LC

Sport and Exercise Science, BTEC National Extended Certificate

What will I do on this course?

This course is equivalent to one A Level and is therefore designed to be studied alongside two other A Levels. Click here for the full-time BTEC Extended Diploma.

The course covers a variety of topics around the active leisure, sport and fitness industry. Year one covers anatomy and physiology, working in the sports industry and fitness training. Year two will include study of specialists units.

This subject will provide you with knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. It is an ideal qualification for those who want a broad background in sport science. The subject also develops skills such as analysis and problem solving, which can be used in any career.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework and some examined units.

What could I do after this course?

You could apply for a related degree-level course, such as University Centre Weston’s Sports Studies FdA.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English, maths and science.

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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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