Course Code
23102 20F
Course Title
SPORT BTEC LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE EDEXCEL (WITH FOOTBALL)
Level
Level 2
Duration
1 year
Entry Requirements
A keen interest in Sport and the Sports Industries as a whole. You must also have 4 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above inclusive of English and maths.
Venue
DUNSTABLE
Start Date
September 2020
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Is this course right for me?

Do you want to have an active, invigorating career in sport? Whether you want to be a personal trainer, physiotherapist, sports scientist or professional athlete, a course at CBC can get you off to a great start.

Course Overview

The course provides an understanding from a range of disciplines under the sports umbrella with a strong emphasis on the human body. This course has a particular focus on Football and have the benefit of being taught by a UEAFA Qualified Coach. Whilst studying this course, football training will take place at the excellent Creasy Park Facility. You will learn about the key components that relate to the scientific principles of sport that are inclusive of anatomy and physiology, sports and exercise psychology and field based fitness tests. These principles are studied so that you gain an underpinning knowledge regarding the practical aspects of sports and exercise, including training, fitness assessment and elite level performance. The course as a whole aims to be holistic and provides you with the opportunity to learn from a range of disciplines from sports coaching, personal training and nutrition.

Your areas of study can include: • Fitness Testing and Training • Practical Sport • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities • Anatomy and Physiology for Sport • Sport-related Injuries and Illnesses • Sports Development • Planning and Leading Sports Activities • Technical Skills and Tactical Awareness for Sport • Psychology for Sports Performance • Nutrition for Sports Performance • Development of Personal Fitness • Lifestyle and the Sports Performer • Work Experience in the Sports Industry • Exercise and Fitness Instruction • Sport and Leisure Facility Operations • Leading Outdoor and Adventurous Activities • Expedition Experience • Effects of Exercise on the Body Systems • Business Skills in Sport • Planning and Running a Sports Event

Your assessments throughout this course will continuously monitor your progress; these could include practicals, research tasks or presentations.

Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.

Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed! • Personal Professional Development sessions (PPD) will teach you valuable skills that employers are looking for including communication, time management and life skills that you can take with you anywhere you go! • You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations. • English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and we’re here to support you in developing yours.
• Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. • Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more. • Guest Speakers from, and visits to, a range of different public services.

What options are there after completing this course?

Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. • You can progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Sport or Personal Training. • An apprenticeship in personal training or coaching. • Employment • Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!

Additional information

Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings. You will be required to purchase the CBC Sport Kit, which will be discussed with you at interview.

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