The sports sector has been growing for many years and the rate of growth is as high as ever. Jobs exist in coaching, administration and management, fitness advice and Sports Science. Our comprehensive range of courses combined with our fantastic reputation for sporting excellence and our commitment to providing outstanding sporting opportunities will ensure that you receive the best possible sporting education with us. This course provides a good foundation for further education in sport or as an entry to a traineeship. Twitter: @merthyrsport Instagram: tcmtsport Tik Tok: @tcmt_sps
Entry is by interview; students must have a reasonable sporting ability 4 GCSEs grades D-G are desirable.
Modules: Fitness for Sport & Exercise, Practical Sports Performance, Training for Personal Fitness, Leading Sports Activities, Anatomy & Physiology, Lifestyle & Well-being, Running a Sports Event, Sport & Leisure Industry, Designing Exercise Programmes, Work Experience.
• 2 External assessments • A mixture of written and practical assessment
On successful completion of the course, students are able to progress on to study the BTEC Level 3 Coaching & Development Course or an apprenticeship/traineeship in the sport industry.
04 September 2023 - 31 July 2024
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