The programme consists of lectures, practical sports and coaching activities. You will be required to participate in oral presentations, field-trips/ residential, visits, tutorials, individual research and group work. In addition to general class work, you will be expected to use a range of textbooks for research purposes, as well as the IT facilities in the Learning Resource Centre. There will also be a variety of opportunities for you to gain additional qualifications including coaching and fitness and instructing awards. You will also be encouraged to take part in the College sports teams and recreational sporting activities within the structured College programme.
The programme covers 19 units over a two year period.
- The Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
- The Physiology of Fitness
- Assessing Risk in Sport
- Fitness Training and Programming
- Sports Coaching
- Sports Development
- Fitness Testing
- Practical Team Sports
- Exercise Health and Lifestyle
- Sports Facilities and Operational Management
- PE and Care of Children and Young People
- Practical Individual Sports
- Leadership in Sport
- Current Issues in Sport
- Psychology for Sports Performance
- Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
- Sport as a Business
- Organising a Sports Event
- Work Based Experience in Sport
You will also be given the opportunity to obtain Functional Skills qualifications in ICT, English and/or maths at an appropriate level.