LEVEL: VOCATIONAL LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA
EXAMINING BOARD: EDEXCEL
TYPE OF STUDY: FULL-TIME, SIXTH FORM STUDY PROGRAMME
PASS RATE: 100% IN 2019
This Extended Diploma will make up the core requirement of your Study Programme and is roughly equivalent to three A Levels.
You will gain practical experience of training and exercise and the physiological effects this has on our anatomy and you will explore how nutrition impacts on our health and performance and how to manage different types of sporting injuries.
This course is about gaining hands on experience and you may have the opportunity to work in a local primary school delivering either an After School Club or PE lessons, work as an official alongside SASP at a Primary School Central Venue League or work with students at Selworthy School.
“The vocational Sport course is interactive and engaging whilst embedding both practical and theoretical knowledge and skills.”
Sport Vocational Student
- Anatomy & Physiology
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Fitness Training and Programming
- Sport Coaching
- Sport Development
- Rules, Regulations and Officiating
Standard College entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including Maths and English Language or Literature.
The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels and so can be studied alone.
Can I play sport as well?
There are lots of opportunities to play sport at Huish. Have a look at the sports enrichment pages to see what is on offer.
Where will this qualification take me?
Vocational qualifications are widely recognised by universities. Popular career choices include fitness training, sports coaching, governing body work and sports development.