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Sports Academy and Fitness

This course is ideal for sport, fitness and football fanatics. You will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of different sports activities as you prepare for employment in the sport and fitness sector.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 4 GCSEs at grade D or above including either Mathematics or English

Course Content

This course covers a broad range of subjects including:

  • Fitness for sport and exercise
  • Practical sports performance
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Lifestyle and wellbeing
  • Designing exercise programmes
  • Leading sports activities
  • Running a sports event
  • English and Mathematics
How will I be taught?

Learning will take place both in a classroom environment and practical sessions. You will also be expected to take part in both volunteering and work experience.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a range of practical assessments and a portfolio.

What qualifications will I get?

NFCE Level 2 in Sports Academy and Fitness.

What will it allow me to do in the future?

Upon successful completion of this course you are able to progress to a more specialised Level 3 vocational or academic sports course such as a BTEC Diploma in sport. You can also progress into employment in the sports industry as a leisure centre attendant, sports coach or apprenticeship.

Further Information

All information was accurate at the time of publishing, and may be subject to change.

For general College enquiries, please call 023 9279 7979 or email college@southdowns.ac.uk.


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