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Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity

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What will you be working towards?

Code 23
Qualification Type National Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity is equivalent to 1 A-Level.

Details

The course will be studied as a single award and is the equivalent to 1 A Level. The single award course requires the completion of 2 units in Year 1, and 3 units in Year 2, and involves the completion of both theory and practical work.

Units Covered:

Unit 1: Body Systems & the effects of Physical Activity; explore the structure and function of the skeleton, the fundamentals of the energy systems and develop an understanding of how the human body works in sport 

Unit 2: Sports Coaching & Activity Leadership; Develop coaching sessions through planning then delivering leadership activities. 

Unit 3: Sport Organisation and Development; Understand sports development in practice. 

The following units will be optional, only 2 from the list will be selected and we will aim to meet the needs of the learners on the course:

Unit 5: Performance Analysis in Sport & Exercise 

Unit 8: Organisation of Sports Events 

Unit 10: Biomechanics & Movement Analysis 

Unit 12: Nutrition & Diet for Sport & Exercise 

Unit 17: Sports Injury & Rehabilitation 

Unit 19: Sport & Exercise Psychology

How will it be delivered?

In the single award two of the units is assessed via an exam and three of the units are assessed via externally verified coursework.

Entry requirements

A passion for sport, Grade 4 at GCSE or Level 2 Pass at CNAT PE

Your next steps...

All universities and degree - awarding institutions recognise the OCR Sports Studies course as a valid qualification and grades achieved equate to UCAS points. 

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