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10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
South Wigston Campus
Mode Of Provision
This two year programme is designed for those who want to gain a qualification that will enable them to pursue a career in many areas of Sport or into higher level qualifications. It is equivalent to three A Levels.
The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport programme comprises of 19 units which cover the wide range of subjects in sport today. The first year units are:
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport; The Physiology of Fitness; Assessing Risk in Sport; Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise; Sports Coaching; Fitness Training and Programming; Practical Individual Sports; Sports Nutrition; Current Issues in Sport and Analysis of Sports Performance.
Second year units are:
Sports Development; Practical Team Sports; Psychology for Sports Performance; Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise; Leadership in Sport and Exercise; Health and Lifestyle; Organising Sports Events; Exercise for Specific Groups and Rules; Regulations and Officiating in Sport.
4 GCSEs at Grade C or above, which must include Maths and English, and also successful completion of the L3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport course (Year 1 of this programme)
Suitable, smart and relevant sports kit.
Two years, full-time.
This programme consists of 19 continuously assessed units. In addition there will be opportunities to play for College sports teams. The course also provides the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, teamwork and working with others through residential and other experiences.
After successful completion you may continue your studies at the college on our HND in Sport, study for a Degree in the relevant field or you can aim to get employment in the industry.