Sport - Level 3 Extended Diploma

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Start Date: 4 September 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Level: Level 3
Location: Enfield Centre
Start Date: 11 September 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Level: Level 3
Location: Enfield Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

This advanced course will allow you to develop your own sporting performance alongside the scientific theory needed to progress to higher education and employment. You will study areas such as anatomy and physiology, sports coaching, fitness instructing, sports psychology, injury and rehabilitation, and fitness testing.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Foundation Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.

Topics covered can include:

Year 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Wellbeing
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Applciation of Fitness Testing
  • Sports Leadership
  • Sports Psychology
  • Research Methods in Sport

Year 2

  • Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity
  • Investigating Business in Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Work Experience in Active Leisure
  • Skill Acquisition in Sport
  • Coaching for Performance
  • Practical Sports Performance

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language, Maths and Science or PE or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit (and Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2/GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 4 or above)
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them. 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is continuous and focuses on practical tasks and theoretical assignments. You will need to complete four external assessments across the two years, in either GCSE style or research-based case studies.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

You will be required to wear sport-related clothing and footwear.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to higher education (university), an degree apprenticeship or other high level sport employment.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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