Sport and Physical Activity Level 3
Course TypeFull Time
Course at a glance
Turn your passion for Sport into a career with this unique course. Studying the NCFE extended diploma in Sport and Physical Activity you will develop understanding of the Sport Industry as a whole. Alongside this you will benefit from industry development and enrichment from one of our tailor made pathways: Sport Coaching and PE, Fitness Industries and PT and Sports Rehabilitation.
at grade 4 (old GCSE grade C) or above, to include 2 from English, Maths or Science with at least a grade 3 (old GCSE grade D) in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English, Maths and Science at Level 2.
Cost for students aged Under 19
for students over the age of 19 please contact us
As part of the course you will study and NCFE Level 3 in Sport and Physical Activity which covers a variety of units relating to the sport industry. Alongside this you will have the opportunity to chose a specialism in order to gain some industry specific skills. The industry pathways will cover; Sport Coaching and PE, Fitness Industries and PT and Sports Rehabilitation. The industry specific skills developed will include hands on experience related to the industry as well as additional qualifications in order to prepare you for a lifetime of work within Sport.
The units you will study as part of your NCFE Level 3 in Sport and Physical Activity include:
- Sports Coaching
- Sports Injuries
- Fitness Testing
- Fitness Programming
- Performance Analysis
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Ethics and Values
- Sport Development
- Work Experience directly linked to the Sport industry
- Industry based professional development
4 GCSEs at grade 4 (old GCSE grade C) or above, to include 2 from English, Maths or Science with at least a grade 3 (old GCSE grade D) in the remaining subject.
Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English, Maths and Science at Level 2.
On completion of the course you will have gained an NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity, as well as optional industry based certificates dependant on your chosen pathway (e.g. Gym Instructor Level 2 and First Aid for the Fitness Industries and PT pathway).
The qualifications and experience gained through the course will also allow learners to progress straight into University, Employment or an Apprenticeship.
Progression and Development Sessions
All students enrolled on a Level 2 or Level 3 course will be required to attend Progression and Development sessions every week. These sessions will cover a wide range of topics from careers and employability, British Values and equality and diversity to essential life skills such as mental health and wellbeing, drugs and alcohol and personal safety.
You will be required to complete 30 hours of work placement with a relevant industry-related business.
You can either seek a placement and work with our Work Placement Advisers who can sign off on your provided placement or a placement can be assigned to you by our Careers and Employability Team.
Enrolment onto the qualification is fully funded.
Additional costs may include; industry based certificates, college sport kit (not essential), enrichment activities such as trips and visits.
For classroom lessons, standard stationery for notes are required.
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