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BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
Professional Training
1 Year
Full time
Cambridge
Course Dates
Cambridge
05/09/2022

Course description

This one-year programme is designed for those wishing to take the first step in preparing for a career in the sports industry. You will study 10 units in total and this will consist of 2 exams and course work, which will cover the broad spectrum of sport.

Module 1
• Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance (Exam)
• Sports Performance in Action
• Training for Personal Fitness
• Practical Land-Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
• Injury and the Sports Performer

Module 2
• Fitness for Sport and Exercise (Exam)
• Designing Exercise Programmes
• Practical Sports Performance

Intensive Week
• Leading Sports Activities
• Running a Sports Event

Please note - units are subject to change.

Compulsory residential activities to develop teamwork and practical skills are an integral part of the course. There is an additional cost to cover these trips, day trips, sports kits, travel costs associated with team games or residentials and guest speakers. This charge is paid at enrolment and is non-refundable. The Learner Support Fund is available and could help assist in paying towards these fees.

Employability skills gained on a Level 2 Sport Studies course include:
• Being able to assist with the planning and leadership of sport and leisure activities for children.
• Rights and Responsibilities in the sports industry.
• How to gain a job within the sports industry.
• The risks and hazards and safe practice within the sports industry.
• Improving your own fitness.
• Team work and customer service.
• Understand the positive effects regular exercise has on physical, mental, emotional well-being.
• Use safe exercise principles e.g. warming up, stretching, hydration and diet.
• Take opportunities to engage with sport/exercise.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Each project, activity or assignment that you complete will be assessed. These assessments indicate your level of performance and contribute to your final grade. Assessment will be through practical and theoretical assignments. Each unit is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

You will be required to take part in weekly physical activity. You will also be assessed on your physical fitness four times a year. You must be willing to take part in all practical activities and assessments.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level: 2

Training Course Content

Module 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance (Exam)
  • Sports Performance in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Practical Land-Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Injury and the Sports Performer

Module 2

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise (Exam)
  • Designing Exercise Programmes
  • Practical Sports Performance

Intensive Week

  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Running a Sports Event

Continuing Studies

Successful completion at Merit grade means that you can progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma or one of the other advanced level programmes that we offer. The course will provide you with the learning opportunities and experiences that will enhance your career prospects for the sports industry.

The course enables you to prepare for work or further study, will provide you with the learning opportunities and experiences to enhance your understanding by learning in, learning about, and learning through sports activities.

As part of your course, you may have the opportunity to play for one of our college teams. Currently we have teams that represent the college nationally in football, basketball, netball and rugby. We also attend the AOC Regional and National Championship where we sent representatives in over 10 different sports.

We also run a scholarship programme with Cambridge United for male and female football. Please see additional leaflet for more information to include the application process and trials.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...


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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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