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Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity

Further Details
Course Code
LP87950
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, This is initially a 1 year full time course with an extension to a 2nd year for the Extended Diploma.
Department
Sport & Fitness
Start Date
05 Sep 2024
End Date
20 Jun 2025
Course Overview
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of sports and physical fitness, offering a realistic simulation of a working environment within the industry.

Nine units are delivered in a project based format:

Performance and Leadership Project
• Sports Coaching
• Leadership in Sport
• Practical Team Sport

Future Destinations Project
• Preparing for a Career in Sport & Physical Activity
• Work experience in Sport
• Sport Development

Health & Lifestyle Project
• Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
• Fitness Testing for Sport
• Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise

The advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification (WBQ) will be included in this programme of study. The WBQ gives greater breadth to students' learning, providing the skills and personal qualities that employers and HE institutions are looking for.

There may also be the opportunity to take some additional qualifications throughout the course.

All learners will be expected to improve their literacy and numeracy skills.
All units are assessed and graded with an overall grade for the units being awarded as a pass, merit or distinction.

Students are also expected to complete the necessary guided learning hours for this qualification.

Assessment will be in the form of written assignments, examinations. Presentations, practical performance, the delivery of coaching sessions and a successful work experience.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language/Welsh (1st Language) and Maths.

For progression learners a Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject with GCSEs in Maths and English Language.

An active interest in sports participation, coaching or officiating is a compulsory requirement for all applicants.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Students achieving the second year of the programme (The Extended Diploma in Sport) will be able to further their academic study within Higher Education institutions.

Alternatively students may find employment in the Sports/Recreation/Leisure industry e.g. sports coaching, health and fitness, HM forces, Police, Fire Service.
Some courses may require kit lists to be purchased. Please see attached kit list for further information.
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